Assistant ProfessorEnvironmental Studies
Posting: 15358Location: EugeneCloses: Open Until Filled
The University of Oregon Environmental Studies Program is seeking an
exceptional scholar in environmental science with a strong research
program and a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate
and graduate level for a full time (1.0 FTE) position as a tenure-track
assistant professor with a 9 month appointment. Desired start date: Fall
Research and teaching must be interdisciplinary and connect to
applied environmental problems. We are especially interested in
scientists whose research addresses freshwater aquatic or riparian
ecosystems, soil ecosystems and biogeochemistry, or restoration ecology,
although we will consider all candidates with strong research records
in any area of environmental science. Applicants must show an
enthusiastic desire to be involved in a program that encompasses
humanities, social science, natural science, and several professional
programs. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to diversity and
inclusiveness, including the ability to interact constructively with
colleagues and students from diverse backgrounds. The minimum
qualifications include a Ph.D. in an appropriate field by the time of
the start date and a strong research record in environmental science.
The position will be split between the Environmental Studies Program
(0.6 of the FTE), which will be the tenure home, and an appropriate
academic department (0.4 of the FTE) with potential ones including, but
not limited to, Biology, Geography, and Geological Sciences. Duties
1) developing an academically oriented, externally funded research
program; 2) teaching undergraduate interdisciplinary courses in the
Environmental Studies Program and advanced courses in areas of
specialization, 3) supervising masters and doctoral students, and 4)
performing service primarily within the Environmental Studies Program.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, statements of
research interests and teaching philosophy, a sample research paper, a
current vita, and names of at least three references via Academic Jobs
Online at: http://ift.tt/1VsoXxU.
Direct enquiries to Professor Scott Bridgham, ENVS Search Committee Chair, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins November 2, 2015. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and
compliance with the ADA.
The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does
not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including
veteran and disability status.
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