Pre-Tenure Track Position in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science applied to Environmental Sustainability

The Environmental for sustainability area of the IE School of Science and Technology invites applications one pre tenure track faculty position in the area of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science applications in environmental sciences staring in September 2024. The ideal candidate will complement the expertise of the faculty members of the Environmental Academic Area and therefore, must demonstrate experience on the application of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science and/or computational modelling in any of the following fields: Environmental Sustainability, Sustainable Water Systems, Early Warning Systems and Geohazards, Earth Climate System, Environmental Assessment, Global Anthropogenic Carbon Cycle, Sustainable Natural Resources and Energy and/or One-health.

This is an opportunity to enjoy life in Spain while working in English in a multi-cultural environment.

Recent completion of the Ph.D. and a maximum of 5 years of postdoctoral experience. A track record of peer-review publications according to experience and a minimum of one year of undergraduate-level teaching experience are required. Experience in mentoring undergraduate students is highly valued.

Proficiency in Spanish is a plus, but not required.


  1. Cover letter
  2. CV
  3. Statement of Research interests, most important achievements and future research plan for the next 3 years for the tenure-track position (2 Pages).
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (1/2 page)
  5. Statement of contribution to inclusion and diversity (1/2 page)
  6. Copy of your three (3) most relevant publications.
  7. Name and contact details of 3 referees
  8. Evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., teaching evaluations, if available).

Pre-submission inquiries about the open positions and the department of Environmental Sciences may be addressed to the Department Head Juan Carlos Silva-Tamayo @

Create your dossier at Interfolio and apply by February 29th at

IE University is strongly committed to non-discriminatory hiring practices and encourages applications from individuals who will further expand the diversity of our faculty.

About IE University:

IE University is an internationally recognized institution originally founded as a business school. The university is comprised of schools of Business, Science & Technology, Law, Politics Economics and Global Affairs, and Architecture & Design. We consider ourselves the most international institution of higher education with approximately 85% of our students coming from outside Spain and typically over 120 countries represented on campus. Our Madrid postgraduate campus is situated in the financial district of this vibrant, cosmopolitan capital city of over 5 million people. In 2021 we opened the IE Tower -standing as one of the 5 towers in the business district of Madrid with a 6000-student capacity.

The BSc of Environmental Sciences for Sustainability BESS is located at the Segovia Campus of the IE University. Segovia is a World-Heritage city, 30 minutes by high-speed train from Madrid. The BESS and the IE School of Science and Technology count with a variety of facilities, which include several teaching and research labs. The University also counts with several environmental and sustainability centers associated to our Sustainability Office As a faculty member of the BESS, you will find in Segovia the perfect environment to inspire your creativity while enjoining the beauty of one of the most remarkable world cultural heritage sites in Europe. You will also find several natural reserves like the Serra de la Guadarrama, the San Ildefonso - El Espinar, UNESCO Man and Biosphere reserve, among others.

posted: 17 January 2024     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.