Instructor or Assistant Professor

University of Louisiana-Monroe

Monroe, LA, USA 🇺🇸

Job Summary

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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.





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