Meadows Endowed Professor in Ecohydrology

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX, USA 🇺🇸

Posting Information

Position TitleMeadows Endowed Professor in Ecohydrology
Job Posting Number202352TTL
Job LocationSan Marcos
DepartmentBiology
Position DescriptionThe Department of Biology at Texas State University invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor or Professor position specializing in ecohydrology. The successful candidate is expected to establish ongoing collaboration with the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, and act to assist in its scientific mission. To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. All positions are subject to the availability of funds.This position will receive operating funds through the Meadows Endowment. The successful candidate will be expected to:Develop an externally funded research program within the general field of integrated hydrological studiesIntegrate graduate students into the research programPublish original research in peer-reviewed research journalsTeach at least one full course and one seminar per year in their area of expertiseServe as a scientific resource (e.g., expert witness, technical panel member) in public policy processes related to water resourcesProvide service (e.g., committee membership) within the University community
Required QualificationsRequired qualifications are an earned Ph.D. in the biological sciences, environmental hydrology, ecohydraulics, environmental engineering, or related field; a sustained record of peer-reviewed publications related to hydrological- ecological interactions, a sustained record of external grant funding to support research; and evidence of successful supervision and mentoring of doctoral students.
Preferred QualificationsPreferred qualifications include national/international recognition of professional contributions, and prior experience with collaborative cross-disciplinary research experience that complements the strengths of the department.
Application ProceduresFor full consideration, all application materials must be received by February 3, 2023. Interested applicants should apply through our online system https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/40669and submit the following materials:1. Letter of application addressing qualifications listed;2. Statement describing a) research and teaching philosophies; b) philosophy and experience with fostering collaboration through cross-disciplinary activities; c) understanding of the broader issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the context of STEM and groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in STEM, and d) plans to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, research, and service;
3. Unofficial transcripts4. Current CV;5. PDFs of up to five relevant publications; and6. Contact information for five individuals willing to serve as references.
Proposed Start Date09/01/2023
Posting Date11/29/2022
Evaluation of Applications Begins
Full Consideration Date:02/03/2023
Close Date02/03/2023
Open Until Filled?
EEO/AA StatementTexas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable AccommodationIf you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Faculty and Academic Resources for assistance at FacHiringFR@txstate.edu. A representative from Faculty and Academic Resources will respond to you as soon as is possible.
Record Checks and VerificationsEmployment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
Eligibility for EmploymentProper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Tobacco-Free CampusTexas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Why Work at Texas State?Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.
Quick Linkhttps://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/40669

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Examples of Recent Publications
  5. Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
  6. List of References

Optional Documents

  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran’s Preference

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • InsightintoDiversity.com
    • Texas Workforce Commission-Work in Texas
    • Colleague, friend, and/or personal referral
    • Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
  2. * Please Specify: (enter “NA” if not applicable)(Open Ended Question)
  3. * At time of appointment, will you have earned a Ph. D. in the biological sciences, environmental hydrology, ecohydraulics, environmental engineering, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No

POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED

IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development