The Atmospheric Sciences Program within the School of Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) is seeking an innovative individual in Earth System Sciences with a research background in hydrology to teach undergraduate courses and to oversee curriculum development and review. This position will be hired at the instructor or assistant professor (tenure-track) level, dependent upon the candidate’s education, experience, and training. The School of Sciences offers a bachelor’s degree in atmospheric sciences.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach undergraduate courses during the fall and spring semester.
- Create earth-system sciences classes.
- Mentor students in undergraduate research.
- Pursue a program of scholarly research and publication.
- Assist in all areas of program improvement, including participation in curriculum development, evaluation, and assessment.
- Actively participate in recruitment for the Atmospheric Sciences degree program.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Candidates must be passionate about teaching undergraduates. Candidates should have either a masters or doctoral degree in earth-system sciences or hydrology or a related field. ABD candidates in late stages of dissertation will also be considered. Qualifications include:
- Innovative pedagogical approaches to teaching undergraduates from diverse backgrounds
- Coursework and/or experience in earth-system science or a related field
- Effective oral and written communication skills
- A research agenda or demonstration of scholarly activity in the area of hydrology
- Strong GIS background
- Experience working with environmental datasets using Python or similar programming language
- Experience with course and curriculum review and/or development.