[ES_JOBS_NET] Adjunct Assistant Professor/Environmental Science and Policy, Southern Oregon University

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Posting
Number

F00053

Faculty
Title

Adjunct Assistant
Professor/Environmental Science and Policy

Official
Transcripts

Once hired for a position
the candidate shall have sealed official transcripts for
all post-secondary degrees mailed from the granting
institution directly to the Provost’s office. Transcripts
should be received by September 1.

Special
Instructions to Applicants

Each applicant is
encouraged to provide (preferably as attachments to the
online application) the following supplemental documents:
(1) letter providing some detail of the applicant’s
qualifications and interest in the position; (2) current
resume/CV; (3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers
of at least three professional references. If you are
unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online
application please mail to:
Southern Oregon University Human Resource Services
Churchill Hall, Room 159 1250 Siskiyou Boulevard Ashland,
OR 97520

For inquiries and
additional information, please contact: Human Resource
Services via email at hrs@sou.edu or by phone at
(541)552-8553.

Appointment
Basis

9 months

FTE

1.0

Department

Environmental Studies

Job
Location

Ashland (15 A)

Other
Job Location

Hiring
Pay Rate

$53,138 (Base $ 53,138 @ 1.0FTE, CIP
$0, YIR 1 Asst, non-reduced)

Benefits
Eligible

Yes

Position
Summary

The Environmental Science
and Policy Program in the Division of Business,
Communication, and the Environment at Southern Oregon
University (SOU) is seeking
candidates for a full-time, nine month, non-tenure track,
adjunct Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will
teach courses in cartography, GIS,
Remote Sensing, GPS, and environmental data
analysis, and may be called upon to help in delivery of
lower and upper division courses in their specialties.
Proven teaching ability and demonstrable research
potential are essential; Ph.D./ABD or has a master’s
degree plus 5 years of practical experience in
Environmental Studies/Sciences, Earth Science, Geoscience,
Geography, or related discipline is required at the time
of appointment. Successful candidates will maintain active
scholarly research programs while contributing to the
geospatial technology component of our undergraduate and
graduate programs including Environmental Science &
Policy, Environmental Education, Anthropology, Biology,
and other programs.

The candidate should
demonstrate competency in the use and application of GIS and geospatial
technology to a broad range of environmental problems, and
have experience incorporating such content into
undergraduate or graduate level instruction curricula.
Candidates should show excellent written and verbal
communication skills, organizational and management
experience related to geospatial data, software licenses,
and computers in a teaching computer lab and the ability
to support varied student and faculty research initiatives
in these area.

Diversity
Statement

Southern Oregon University
is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence
and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our
educational process is diminished. Working together in
support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and
enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a
tightly connected global community. We encourage those who
share in our commitment to diversity, to join our
community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate
an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus
community.

Minimum
Qualifications

• Initial appointment at
the rank of Assistant Professor requires a Ph.D/ABD or has a master’s
degree plus 5 years of practical experience in
Environmental Studies/Sciences, Earth Science, Geoscience,
Geography, or related discipline at the time of
appointment from a university accredited by the U.S.
Department of Education or an internationally recognized
accrediting organization. 
• Familiarity with ArcGIS Desktop and either Erdas or ENVI.
• Familiarity with Global Positioning System use and
integration in GIS and Remote
Sensing.
• Ability to teach GIS, Remote Sensing, and Data
Analysis courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
• Demonstrated familiarity with managing software and
licenses, computers, printers, and other peripheral
equipment used in a geospatial computer lab.
• Demonstrated maintenance of an active scholarly research
program.

Preferred
Qualifications

• Experience teaching in
higher education.
• Familiarity with ArcGIS Server/Online for publishing
student and faculty data and maps.
• Demonstrated interest and ability in acquiring external
funding for research. 
• Demonstrated research and/or teaching in ecology and
water resources.

Physical
Demands

Regular teaching
activities, including standing, sitting,and lecturing.

This
position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or
safety-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must
successfully complete a Criminal Background Check.

Yes

Posting
Date

07/17/2016

Application
must be received by:
for priority consideration

08/15/2016

Closing
Date

Anticipated
Appointment Begin Date

09/16/2016

Contact
Name for Applicant Questions

Vincent Smith

Contact
Email

Smithv3@sou.edu

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for Posting

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