Assistant Professor in Aquatic Environmental Science

Drake University

Des Moines, IA, USA 🇺🇸

Job no: 492334
Work type: Faculty, tenure track
Location: Iowa
Categories: Liberal Arts

Title: Assistant Professor in Aquatic Environmental Science – 998738

Position Number: 998738 

Unit/Department: Environmental Science

FTE: Full-time; 9-month

Salary: Commensurate with experience 

Review of Applications Begins: Immediately.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research and diversity statements, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references through the link at https://www.drake.edu/hr/. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Selection will depend on the receipt of recommendation confirming the candidate’s scholarly achievements and teaching abilities and/or on the candidate’s satisfactory passing a teaching demonstration if selected for an on-campus interview. Queries may be directed to david.courard-hauri@drake.edu. Drake University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Department Summary:

The Environmental Science and Sustainability Department at Drake University is an interdisciplinary program based upon the premise that in order to succeed in today’s complex world, you need a diverse and integrated education.

Our goal is to immerse you in a multifaceted experience where you will learn about science, policy, economics, ecology, and conservation in the classroom and in the field, but where you can also get to know your professors, engage in research for publication in scientific journals, study in the rainforest, burn prairies to control invasive species, and, yes, change the world.

Job Summary:

The Environmental Science and Sustainability Department at Drake University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Aquatic Environmental Science, to begin in the fall semester of 2023. We are looking for a new colleague who is dedicated to teaching, interested in collaboration, and eager to contribute to the growth and further evolution of the department. Our department values interdisciplinarity, diversity, community engagement, the ability to work with systems in central Iowa, student-centered teaching and research, and a demonstrated ability to obtain external funding.

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have experience in—or the potential for—building an equitable and inclusive environment for teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, and service to the institution, the department, and our students. The successful candidate will be able to work with community partners, develop a field-based research program in aquatic systems that includes undergraduates, and teach courses on a range of aquatic and earth science topics.

A PhD or ABD status is required for consideration. Candidates with backgrounds in water quality, hydrogeology, hydrology, limnology, geology, biogeochemistry, environmental chemistry, environmental science, resource management, or related fields are encouraged to apply.

Selection will depend on the receipt of recommendation confirming the candidate’s scholarly achievements and teaching abilities and/or on the candidate’s satisfactory passing of a teaching demonstration if selected for an on-campus interview.


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED

IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development