Hiring Open Rank Professor in Artificial Intel/Machine Learning

INTRODUCTION The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Connecticut seeks a tenure-track (open rank at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) faculty to join a cluster hire in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML): Understanding and Addressing Natural and Climate Change-Related Disasters. With hires in Earth Sciences, Economics, Geography, Journalism, and Statistics, the cluster will engage […]

Hiring Assistant Professor in the Energy Transition

INTRODUCTION The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor whose research is directly relevant to the energy transition and a sustainable energy future. We are specifically interested in candidates with active research in fields that include critical mineral resources and earth materials, geothermal energy, geologic […]

UConn Gives! 36 Hours Only, March 8-9th!

Donations from our extremely generous alumni and friends make it possible for UConn Earth Sciences students to participate in incredible experiences! As any one in the Earth Sciences knows, getting out into the field and participating in conferences is essential for all students. Many would not be able to participate without your support – the […]

New Epoch for UConn Earth Sciences!

This summer, two distinguished full professors will be traveling east from Lincoln, Nebraska to usher in a new epoch for UConn earth science. On August 23, Tracy Frank will become the new head of the Department of Earth Sciences within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Her husband, Chris Fielding, will become one of […]

Have an Earth Science Question?

Have a question related to the Earth sciences? The experts in the Department of Earth Sciences are here to help. Introducing Ask a Geoscientist! We can help answer questions ranging from “What is this strange rock I found in my backyard?” to “How did this valley form?” to “What led to this unusual cloud?” Simply […]

Anthropocene Exhibition at the Benton

The human epoch exhibition supports the teaching of a new introductory environmental literacy and science course offered by the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Connecticut, ERTH 1000E The Human Epoch. The Human Epoch: Living in the Anthropocene is curated by Robert Thorson, Department Head and Professor, Earth Sciences, with Amanda Douberley, Assistant Curator/Academic […]

Now Hiring Department Head!

The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a faculty and administrative leadership position as the Department Head starting August 2021. The field of specialty is open; however, candidates whose research focuses on water within natural and/or human systems are highly encouraged to apply. The Department of Earth Sciences at […]

Black in Earth Science

We must all do our part to support the sea-change in culture and politics regarding equality and justice for all peoples. For many reasons, representation in earth scienceby under-represented groups is lagging behind that of other fields at at all levels from student to emeritus faculty. This recent posting from the American Geophysics Union — […]