Local recruitment: Assistant Professor in Water Science

Lincoln University of Missouri

Jefferson City, MO, USA 🇺🇸

Position Summary

Lincoln University of Missouri is seeking highly motivated, creative, individuals to apply for the Assistant Professor position of Aquatic Chemistry with an emphasis in water quality, environmental contamination, ecology, ecotoxicology, and water treatment and technology.

This is a 12-month, non-tenure track, full benefit-eligible faculty position with 100% research responsibilities.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Develop a high-impact, nationally recognized water science research program to address the critical or emergent issues in relevance to water quality, aquatic ecology, ecotoxicology, and water technology.
  • Conduct innovative laboratory and field research.
  • Write grant proposals for extramural, competitive funding to support the water research program.
  • Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Collaborate with faculty within the University and other institutions.
  • Contribute to relevant professional societies.
  • May be required to teach courses relevant to their expertise, supervise undergraduate and graduate students, and provide department, college, and university service.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct quality research, publish research articles in peer-reviewed journals, and secure extramural funding through grant proposals.
  • Shown expertise and experience in water quality, aquatic chemistry, and water treatment technology are highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to work in a tea-oriented environment with a diver group of faculty.

Education and Experience

  • Ph.D. in chemistry, aquatic ecology, ecotoxicology, environmental science and engineering, or a closely related field is required.
  • Experience of postdoctoral water research and teaching is preferred.

Lincoln University is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.





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