Hydrology Position - Richard Stockton College of NJ
[Posted December 17, 2013]
Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental Science – Hydrology, Tenure Track Beginning September 1, 2014. We are seeking an outstanding, broadly-trained Hydrologist with a strong dedication to teaching and scholarship in a natural science and liberal arts environment to join us as of September 1, 2014. Academic experience with culturally diverse populations is desired.
Ph.D. required and post-doctoral experience would be a plus.
Teaching load is 12 credit hours/semester, with most courses carrying 4 - 6 hours of teaching credit. Primary teaching responsibilities will include the teaching of undergraduate and graduate field-oriented courses in hydrology/water resources (including quantitative hydrogeology and surface water hydrology), an undergraduate program core course in Physical Geography (lecture and lab), an undergraduate course in remote sensing/GIS, and participation in the College’s General Studies offerings.
Email a letter of application, resume, a brief statement about your teaching philosophy, research goals, and three letters of recommendation to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or mail same to: Dean Dennis Weiss, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics – AA118, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, 101 Vera Farris Drive, Galloway, NJ 08205.
Assistant Professor-Stable Isotope Geochemistry - Purdue University
[Posted November 19, 2013]
The Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), within the College of Science, Purdue University, invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of stable isotope geochemistry to begin August, 2014. To complement and expand existing EAPS strengths in stable isotope biogeochemistry and atmospheric chemistry, meteorology, climate science, and geodynamics, we seek candidates applying stable isotope measurements to investigate the links between large-scale processes and phenomena occurring or observed at various scales, including but not limited to land/atmosphere exchange of water, carbon, sediment, and nutrients. Preference will be given to candidates whose research involves novel approaches to working across scales (both temporal and spatial) and/or emphasizes the integration of observations and models with applications in the field of biogeochemistry, atmospheric chemistry, hydrology, ecology, and climate science. Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. in Geological Sciences, Ecological Sciences or related field at the time of employment. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally funded, internationally recognized research program and to teach and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. At Purdue, the candidate will find complimentary and supportive colleagues whose research and teaching endeavors are nurtured and promoted among many centers including those within Purdue’s Discovery Park Global Sustainability Institute.
Applications should include curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching goals and plan, contact information of three individuals who can provide letters of reference, and three selected reprints and be submitted electronically at https://hiring.science.purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be addressed to search committee chair Dr. Timothy Filley (email@example.com). A background check is required for employment in this position. Additional information on EAPS can be found at http://www.eaps.purdue.edu.
Assistant Professor-Hydrogeology/Applied Geology - Purdue University
[Posted November 19, 2013]
In support of its existing strengths in geodynamics, biogeochemistry, meteorology, and climate science, the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), within the College of Science, Purdue University, invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of hydrogeology/applied geology. The position is open to all areas of EAPS, with a particular focus on candidates who investigate the links between land use, resource extraction, hydrogeology and natural hazards. Preference will be given to candidates whose research involve novel approaches to working across scales using tools such as field data or numerical models, emphasize the integration of observations and models, and/or complements existing water related initiatives at Purdue (water community, c4e, DEEE). Candidates must have completed the PhD in Geological Sciences or related field at the time of employment. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally funded, internationally recognized research program and to teach and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
To Apply: Submit (1) a cover letter, including the names of three people who have been asked to send letters of reference; (2) a curriculum vita; and (3) a statement of research and teaching experience and interests, electronically to https://hiring.science.purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Additional information on EAPS can be found at HT http://www.eaps.purdue.edu. Questions should be addressed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Lucy Flesch (firstname.lastname@example.org). A background check is required for employment in this position.
University of Idaho Hydrogeology Faculty Position
[Posted November 19, 2013]
Based on state board approval, The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Idaho (UI) is seeking applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position in Hydrology. Applications will be accepted from candidates with research and teaching interests over a wide spectrum of groundwater science applications. Areas of specialization may include, but are not limited to all aspects of groundwater resource evaluation, groundwater hydraulics, hydrogeochemistry, and hydrogeophysics. Tentative start date will be Fall 2014.
The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program that expands the scope of our departmental expertise, while complementing our existing strengths and expanding collaboration with other programs within the University. Teaching duties will include courses of interest to geology, hydrology, environmental science, or water resource students. Supervision of student research at undergraduate, M.S. geology, M.S. hydrology, and Ph.D. levels is also expected.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program and act as advisor to graduate students. Teaching responsibilities are an average of three courses per academic year, one of which would be an undergraduate upper-division introductory course in groundwater, and the others will be a varying selection of graduate/upper-division courses including the candidate’s area of specialization.
- The candidate must have a PhD in geological sciences or closely related field at the time of employment
- The candidate must have saturated zone, groundwater expertise
Must: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.*
- Experience in academic excellence and teaching in a hydrology field area
- Potential to develop an externally funded research program
- Potential for collaborative research with UI faculty
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Contribute to the department’s undergraduate curriculum
Submission of application should include:
Complete the online application at http://www.uidaho.edu/human-resources/jobs to include the following in pdf format:
- Cover letter
- Current CV (including a list of refereed publications and record of funding)
- Statement of teaching and research objectives
- Names, affiliations, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 referees
The search will close on March 15, 2014. Questions and requests for additional information can be directed to Debbie Jensen at email@example.com or 208-885-6192.
Two Faculty Positions in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Washington State University
[Posted November 5, 2013]
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Washington State University in Pullman, WA as part of its strategic initiative on Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure Systems seeks applicants for two tenure-track faculty position as Assistant, or Associate or Full Professor depending on qualifications with an effective start date of August 16, 2014. See detailed job announcements below for application instructions:
Faculty Positions in Hydrology and Environmental Water Resources
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering- The University of Iowa
[Posted November 5, 2013]
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of Iowa seeks candidates for two tenure track positions within its Hydraulics, Hydrology, and Water Resources and its Environmental Engineering and Science graduate programs. The positions are targeted at the Assistant Professor level but all ranks will be considered. A Ph.D. in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a closely related field is required. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship. The successful candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized research program and to contribute fully as a scholar through teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses and through service to water related science and engineering. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.
Expertise is sought broadly in sustainable water resources, with surface and subsurface hydrology; physical, chemical and biogeochemical processes in inland aquatic systems; and hydrometeorology and hydroclimatology representing particular areas of interest. In field and/or laboratory research is welcome but not absolutely required. Superb facilities exist for research in hydrology, hydraulics, and water quality in IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering, the Keck Environmental Engineering and Science Laboratories, and the Lucille A. Carver Mississippi Riverside Environmental Research Station.
The Department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including the Ph.D. programs in Hydraulics and Water Resources; Environmental Engineering and Science; Structures, Mechanics and Materials; and Transportation. The successful candidates will conduct research through IIHR, a multidisciplinary center with a multi-million dollar research program in hydraulics, environmental engineering, fluid mechanics, hydrometeorology, and related areas.
Applications for this position must be submitted online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/, Job # 63320.
Formal screening of the candidates will begin on November 15, 2013, for an August 2014 or earlier appointment. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The College of Engineering is committed to building a welcoming and inclusive academic community with the support systems for all persons to thrive. We especially encourage applications from minorities and women.
Faculty Position in Water Resources Engineering - University of Central Florida
[Posted October 22, 2013]
Applications are invited for a Water Resources Engineering faculty position in the University of Central Florida (UCF) Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering (http://www.cece.ucf.edu/). This is an open rank tenure-track faculty position with preference for candidates who have academic experience and an exceptional track record. The anticipated start date is August 2014. Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Civil or Environmental Engineering with emphasis on Water Resources Engineering or a closely related field at the time of appointment.
Faculty Position in Big Data - Wright State University
[Posted October 22, 2013]
Wright State University is seeking a faculty member in Big Data. Appointment at any rank is possible (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to, data management and lifecycle, data analytics, data visualization, data fusion and integration, semantics and ontologies, social and sensor Web, biomedical and health informatics.
Outstanding applicants with a high potential for collaborations with existing strengths of the department and the Kno.e.sis Center are particularly welcome to apply. Outstanding applicants specializing in other emerging research areas are also welcome to apply.
For more information:
Associate Professor, Ecohydrological Modeling and Informatics
[Posted October 10, 2013]
The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation (FREC) at Virginia Tech is seeking applicants for a 9-month, tenure-track, research and teaching position in Ecohydrological Modeling and Informatics with emphasis in forested landscapes. This position is part of a cluster hire of seven new faculty in water resources across campus. This position will focus on integration and feedbacks among hydrology, ecosystem processes, and human decision-making using modeling and information technology.
• Teach undergraduate- and graduate-level course(s) in ecohydrology and informatics for students in natural resources, including those in our new undergraduate environmental informatics major
• Support graduate students and research programs with external funding
• Advise undergraduate students and mentor graduate students
• Actively collaborate with other water resources faculty on campus
• Conduct innovative research in natural and water resources leading to significant peer-reviewed publications
• Participate in department, college, and university service and governance
• Adhere to the responsibilities of the general faculty as described by the Faculty Handbook (http://www.provost.vt.edu).
• Ph.D. with emphasis in ecohydrological modeling/informatics relating to forested ecosystems
• Demonstrated ability to work across disciplines
• A strong commitment for excellence in research and teaching
• Effective communication skills
• Evidence of vision, creativity, and leadership
• Background in forest ecosystems
• Interest and experience in one or more of the following:
– integrating multiple data sources/sensor networks to study large watersheds
– development and use of dynamic spatial simulation ecohydrological models
– managing complex environmental data systems and model applications
– examining how changes in land use, climate, and disturbance affect ecohydrological systems
– modeling the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum
– characterizing spatial patterns in evapotranspiration
– exploring how hydrologic variability affects ecosystem structure
– combining field and remotely sensed data with numerical modeling tools to address water and energy balances at large spatial scales
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Starting Date: Anticipated hire date of August, 2014
Online application is required. https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/42787
Requests for confidentiality will be respected.
Review of applications will begin on or about November 1, 2013, and continue until a suitable applicant is selected.
For additional information about this position, please contact:
Dr. Randolph Wynne, Search Committee Chair
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
Virginia Tech is located in Blacksburg, Virginia, which is situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The population of the area is approximately 100,000. The climate is pleasant with four distinct seasons. Numerous recreational opportunities exist in the surrounding area. Blacksburg was recently recognized as one of the “Top 10” places to live in the United States by Outside Magazine. Additional information on Blacksburg can be found at http://www.blacksburg.gov/.
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify Janaki Alavalapati, Department Head (540-231-5483 Voice/1-800-828-1120 VTRS), by the application deadline.
Two Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Water Resources and Coastal Engineering
[Posted October 10, 2013]
The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at North Carolina State University (NCSU) expects two tenure-track faculty positions to be filled in the areas of (a) water resources and (b) coastal engineering.
Of particular interest in the water resources area are candidates with expertise in topics such as: innovative solutions to abate pollution in watersheds/estuaries through water quality modeling and field/laboratory experimentation; remote sensing techniques and retrieval algorithm development for assessing large-scale water quality monitoring and assessment; water quality sensor/transmitter development for continuous data collection and assimilation into models; and water quality dynamics under changing climate.
In the coastal engineering area, we are seeking candidates with core strength in areas such as: coastal and nearshore processes; coastal geomorphology; coastal risk management under sea-level rise and climate change; and coastal sustainability and resilience.
We are seeking colleagues to join a vibrant department with 47 faculty members, over 800 undergraduates and 315 graduate students. The CCEE department and College of Engineering have a strong research infrastructure and promote interdisciplinary research, as well as ongoing research collaborations with the Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) located in Manteo, NC (csi.northcarolina.edu)
Appointments are expected to be at the assistant professor level, although exceptionally qualified candidates may be considered at higher levels.
Successful candidates will be expected to participate in multidisciplinary initiatives to support the missions of the department and the college.
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Faculty Position - Earth Surface Dynamics, Geomorphology, and/or Landscape Evolution at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)
[Posted October 8, 2013]
The Department of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Earth Surface Dynamics, Geomorphology and/or Landscape Evolution at the Assistant Professor level starting Fall 2014 A Ph.D. in Geosciences, physical geography or a related field is required at the time of appointment. We seek applicants with research interests in processes that shape the Earth's surface with a concern for societal relevance, and whose science complements existing strengths in the Department. The successful applicant should demonstrate an ability to use quantitative approaches and field-oriented research methods for understanding dynamic natural and/or anthropogenic processes that shape landscapes across multiple temporal and spatial scales.
In addition to teaching courses in her/his specialty, the successful candidate will offer an undergraduate course in Geomorphology and participate in the rotation of large-enrollment introductory geology and/or physical geography courses. Applicants should apply online at http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=42892 and submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and contact information for three referees familiar with their research and teaching efforts. All potential applicants should visit the Department of Geosciences website (www.geo.umass.edu) for further information about this position (http://www.geo.umass.edu/about/job-opportunities). Questions can be directed to the Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Review of applicants will begin November 18, 2013 and continue until the ideal candidate is identified. The Department of Geosciences is committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty, student body, and curriculum. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. In reviewing applicants, we will favorably factor personal experiences, or experiences helping others, in overcoming barriers to an academic career or degree and/or other experiences with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds or perspectives.
Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Hydrogeology and Geomorphology
[Posted October 1, 2013]
The Department of Geosciences at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the fields of Hydrogeology and Geomorphology. We seek colleagues who will continue strong legacies in hydrologic sciences and geomorphology, contribute to highly active and diverse research programs in the Department and College through the development of vigorous externally funded research programs, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their discipline. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in geosciences or related field at the time of appointment.
Assistant Professor of Hydrogeology: Candidates who creatively use theoretical, observational, and/or experimental approaches to address fundamental problems in hydrosciences are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in several campus-wide initiatives in water resources through the Penn State Institute for Energy and the Environment (http://www.psiee.psu.edu) and the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (http://www.eesi.psu.edu).
Assistant Professor of Geomorphology and Landscape Dynamics: We are seeking candidates who conduct innovative research on landscape dynamics at a range of temporal and spatial scales in order to understand, for example, natural hazards, the evolution of Earth and planetary surfaces, and/or feedbacks between surface processes, climate, and tectonics.
The Department of Geosciences is part of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, and houses top-ranked research programs in environmental and climate sciences, geology, geophysics, and geochemistry (further information is available at: http://www.geosc.psu.edu). The Department and College also host research centers with foci on climate, environment, energy, and policy, including the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory; the Earth System Science Center; the Penn State Ice and Climate Research Center; the Riparia Center; and the Center for Geomechanics, Geofluids, and Geohazards. There are wide-ranging opportunities for collaboration in research and education in the College’s Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering and Energy Institute, and in departments within the Colleges of Engineering and Agricultural Sciences.
Candidates should send a complete curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for four references to: Search Committee Chair (please specify Hydrogeology or Geomorphology), 503 Deike Building, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802; application materials can also be sent electronically to: email@example.com. Appointment could begin as early as July 1, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For further information or questions, please contact Stacie Hugney, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Seeking tenure-track position in hydrology and water resources engineering - Arizona State
[posted September 27, 2013]
View position online at http://engineering.asu.edu/hiring/faculty-positions/ssebe-2/10527-2/
Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
The Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) seek applicants for a nine-month tenure-track/tenured faculty position in hydrology and water resources engineering. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to: water resources sustainability, hydrologic informatics, and interactions of water infrastructure with climate, land cover change or public health to grow and strengthen our efforts in the Sustainable Water Initiative. We seek candidates that integrate multiple tools, including field/remote sensing observations and advanced data analysis and computational models.
Faculty in the Fulton Schools of Engineering are currently involved in several multidisciplinary research and teaching efforts aimed at addressing water resources sustainability challenges. Faculty are engaged, for example, in the study of interactions of urban infrastructure, climate and water, use of novel sensing platforms in the built and natural environment, high performance computing of coupled hydrologic and atmospheric flows, and development of decision support systems for stakeholder engagement. Close collaborations also exist with faculty across the university, including faculty from the Global Institute of Sustainability, School of Earth and Space Exploration, School of Life Sciences, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and Decision Center for a Desert City. This search is aimed at further broadening and strengthening this interdisciplinary collaborative enterprise through complementary research and teaching activities.
Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a field closely related to hydrology or water resources engineering. Required qualifications also include demonstrated evidence of research capability as appropriate to the candidate’s rank and commitment to teaching excellence. Faculty members are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, adopt innovative educational practices in both graduate and undergraduate instruction, advise students, and undertake service activities. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses that support the Sustainable Water Initiative. Priority will be given to candidates whose research interests address interdisciplinary challenges in the field.
Appointment will be at the assistant, associate or full professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2014. Although the appointment may be in any of Fulton Engineering’s five schools, the successful candidate is most likely to be placed in the Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering program within the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013. If not filled, reviews will occur on the 1st and 15th of the month thereafter, until the search is closed. To apply, submit as a single PDF file the following: a current CV, statements describing research and teaching interests and contact information for three references to email@example.com
For more information or questions about this position, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. See ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement. ASU offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily self-disclose information for the University’s affirmative action plan; applicants may complete an EEO survey for the position they are applying for online.
Information you’ll need to complete the survey:
Job Number: 10527
Job Title: Hydrology
Department Name: Engineering
Seeking tenure-track position in hydrogeology - University of Illinois
[posted September 16, 2013]
The Department of Geology in the School of Earth, Society and Environment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the broad area of Hydrogeology. Relevant research areas include, but are not limited to:
- Experimental or field analyses of groundwater transport, chemical reactions, biogeochemical reactions, and fluid dynamics within porous media.
- Computational analyses and modeling of shallow and/or deep subsurface fluid transport, chemical processes, carbon sequestration, and/or water-microbe-rock interactions.
- Geoscience-focused studies of environmental groundwater issues, groundwater-surface water interactions, and resource sustainability.
- Remote sensing or geophysical methods applied to subsurface fluids.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system and offers an extraordinary environment for hydrologic research and education. The Department of Geology has a long tradition of strength in Hydrogeology, with a highly ranked program and a large pure and applied research hydrological community on campus, including the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Illinois State Water Survey, Illinois State Geological Survey, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, and the USGS Illinois Water Science Center.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and teach at undergraduate and graduate levels. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. Applicants are expected to present evidence of excellence in research and teaching. The target starting date is August 16, 2014. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
To apply, create your candidate profile through http://jobs.illinois.edu and submit your application materials: Letter of application, CV, up to 3 representative publications, statement of teaching and research interests, and contact information for three professional references. Referees will be contacted electronically by the department upon the submission of the application. Applicants are highly encouraged to submit applications early to ensure that referees have enough time to submit letters of recommendation.
To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by October 12, 2013, with interviews likely in November 2013. Letters of references should be received by October 17, 2013. Inquiries about the position are encouraged to the Hydrogeology Search Committee Chair at email@example.com.
Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).
Seeking tenure-track facutly - Environmental Studies Department, College of St. Benedict and St. John's University
[posted September 12, 2013]
The Environmental Studies Department at the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University will be adding a new tenure line to begin AY2014-2015. The new hire will be the 5th tenure-track faculty member in a rapidly growing ES department at a unique pair of liberal arts colleges in central Minnesota. We are seeking an interdisciplinary environmental /Earth/geoscientist to join our team and would greatly appreciate your help in spreading the word to colleagues and students who may be interested in the position.
The announcement was recently posted to our employment web site (http://apps.csbsju.edu/employment/?page=jobs ) and in the Chronicle (http://chronicle.com/jobs/0000792271-01 ), among other outlets. Applications are submitted online and specific questions about the position or department may be directed to the department chair (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The full text of the announcement reads as follows:
The Environmental Studies Department at The College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in fall 2014. Ph.D. in interdisciplinary environmental science, Earth system science, or a related field is preferred (ABD considered). Undergraduate teaching experience required. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in applied, interdisciplinary environmental science emphasizing Earth systems, environmental geology, or a related geoscience field. Teaching assignments will include shared responsibility for an introductory environmental science course based in Earth system science and an intermediate topical environmental science course, developing a new upper-division environmental science course in the candidate’s area of expertise, and other interdisciplinary courses supporting the Environmental Studies major as needed. Applicants should be willing to participate in field-based courses, supervise undergraduate research, integrate campus and local sustainability issues into their teaching, and contribute to the institutions’ Common Curriculum.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications are accepted online only at http://employment.csbsju.edu<http://employment.csbsju.edu/. Required documents include letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio including a statment of teaching philosophy, course evaluations and sample syllabi, three letters of reference, and copies of transcripts, (official transcripts required for interview). Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013.
Saint John's University, a liberal arts college for men, and the College of Saint Benedict, a liberal arts college for women, are located four miles apart in Central Minnesota just outside St. Cloud and 70 miles from Minneapolis. Both are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition, which emphasize quality teaching and a commitment to intercultural learning. Together, the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University offer a common undergraduate curriculum, identical degree requirements, and a single academic calendar. The colleges offer the distinct benefit of two nationally recognized Catholic, undergraduate institutions and one exceptional education. For further information, seehttp://www.csbsju.edu http://www.csbsju.edu/.
Environmental Science & Studies Director - Associate Professor or Professor - Towson University
[posted September 12, 2013]
Towson University invites applications for the Director of the Environmental Science and Studies Program at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
This is a senior position with leadership and management responsibilities for the undergraduate and graduate programs in the interdisciplinary Environmental Science and Studies Program. The position is a ten-month faculty appointment with a supplemental director’s summer stipend and a reduced teaching load; it begins no later than August 21, 2014, and the base salary is commensurate with experience. As a faculty member, the successful candidate will join an appropriate department and will report to the Department Chair, and as Director, he or she will report to the appropriate Dean.
The Director will provide critically important leadership for the existing undergraduate and graduate programs, which involve faculty and resources from five colleges. Building on the program’s strengths in the area of urban environmental issues, the Director will facilitate and enhance collaboration between existing faculty and develop outreach and applied research opportunities in the broader community. The Director, with input and support from the program’s advisory committee, will lead the development of a blueprint for future program directions including sustainability and climate change education. The Director will also further Towson’s mission to address the higher education and workforce needs of the region.
Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, leadership experience applicable to an academic setting, a record of success working in an interdisciplinary environment, a record of effective teaching and scholarship, and demonstrated experience obtaining external funding and establishing external partnerships. A broad knowledge of environmental science and emerging environmental policy issues as well as the ability to lead collaborative initiatives to obtain external funding from public and private entities will be important.
Electronic submission of application materials is preferred. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a 3-page statement describing leadership background, skills, knowledge and experiences relevant to this position, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of reference. Address cover letter to Dr. Ryan E. Casey and send via email to email@example.com. Regular mail submissions, if necessary, should be sent to:
Dr. Ryan E. Casey
Interim Director, Environmental Science and Studies Program
8000 York Rd.
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Review of applications will begin on /October 7, 2013/. The position will remain open for applications until it is filled successfully.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university's affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
Founded in 1866, Towson University is now recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments, and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational, and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,800 undergraduate and graduate students in 64 undergraduate majors, 44 master’s programs and four doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work at Towson University. For additional information, visit http://www.towson.edu.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. This position is contingent on the availability of funds at the time of hire.
Assistant professor of environmental science - Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences - Santa Clara University
[posted August 26, 2013]
The Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Environmental Science to begin Fall 2014. Applicants should have a Ph.D. (completion required by the time of appointment) in climate science, renewable energy, environmental technology, or a closely related natural science field. Post-doctoral research and undergraduate teaching experience preferred. The successful candidate will have a research plan with clear opportunities to involve undergraduates, preferably in field work, and will present evidence of successful teaching and demonstrate the ability to conduct externally-funded research. Research areas of particular interest include atmospheric and oceanic sciences, paleoclimate, renewable energy, or other green technologies with implications for climate change. Ability to teach GIS preferred. Teaching responsibilities include an introductory lab course entitled Soil, Water, and Air; and upper division courses in Climate Science and Solutions, Environmental Technology, or other areas relevant to energy and/or climate. For more information about our programs and faculty see http://www.scu.edu/envs. To see the full job ad, visit http://www.scu.edu/hr/careers/faculty.cfm?id=3848.
To ensure consideration, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent under separate cover and send: (1) curriculum vita; (2) copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial OK); (3) summaries of teaching evaluations and sample syllabi; (4) a representative example of your scholarship, and (5) a letter of application articulating your teaching philosophy, your research plans, your potential to foster intra- and interdepartmental connections at Santa Clara, and your experiences working with people of diverse cultures and identities to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30, 2013.
Queries may be addressed to the search committee chair, Virginia Matzek (email@example.com).
Located in the heart of northern California’s Silicon Valley, Santa Clara is a private, Catholic Jesuit university committed to promoting social justice in a comprehensive educational setting. It is an AA/EOE employer. Faculty are teaching-scholars who balance a commitment to quality teaching with active programs of research. A full-time teaching load is 7 courses per year on a quarter system, with a 1-course reduction for research. Housing assistance is available. This position is contingent upon the availability of funding.
Faculty position in interdisciplinary riverine or coastal environmental research - Tulane University