|Faculty Title||Assistant Professor/Environmental Science and Policy|
|Official Transcripts|| |
Once hired for a position the candidate shall have sealed official transcripts for all post-secondary degrees mailed from the granting institution directly to the Provost’s office. Transcripts should be received by September 1.
|Special Instructions to Applicants|| |
Each applicant is encouraged to provide (preferably as attachments to the online application) the following supplemental documents: (1) letter providing some detail of the applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position; (2) current resume/CV; (3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. If you are unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online application please mail to:
For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at [email protected] or by phone at (541)552-8553.
|Appointment Basis||9 months|
|Department||Environmental Science and Policy|
|Job Location||Ashland (15 A)|
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|Hiring Pay Rate||$54,599 (Base $ 54,599 @ 1.0FTE, CIP $0, YIR 1 Asst)|
|Position Summary|| |
The Division of Business, Communication and the Environment program of Environmental Science and Policy at Southern Oregon University (SOU) is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine month, tenure track, Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will teach courses in cartography, GIS, Remote Sensing, GPS, and environmental data analysis, and may be called upon to help in delivery of lower and upper division courses in their specialties. Proven teaching ability and demonstrable research potential are essential; Ph.D./ABD in Environmental Studies/Sciences, Earth Science, Geoscience, Geography, or related discipline is required at the time of appointment. Successful candidates will maintain active scholarly research programs while contributing to the geospatial technology component of our undergraduate and graduate programs including Environmental Science & Policy, Environmental Education, Anthropology, Biology, and other programs.
The candidate should demonstrate competency in the use and application of GIS and geospatial technology to a broad range of environmental problems, and have experience incorporating such content into undergraduate or graduate level instruction curricula. Candidates should show excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational and management experience related to geospatial data, software licenses, and computers in a teaching computer lab and the ability to support varied student and faculty research initiatives in these area.
|Diversity Statement|| |
Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.
|Minimum Qualifications|| |
• Initial appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor requires a Ph.D/ABD in Environmental Studies/Sciences, Earth Science, Geoscience, Geography, or related discipline at the time of appointment from a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.
|Preferred Qualifications|| |
• Experience teaching in higher education.
|Physical Demands|| |
Regular teaching activities, including standing, sitting,and lecturing.
|This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check.||No|
|Application must be received by:|
for priority consideration
|Anticipated Appointment Begin Date||09/16/2017|
|Contact Name for Applicant Questions||Vincent Smith|
|Contact Email||[email protected]|
|Quicklink for Posting||http://jobs.sou.edu/postings/5663|
Assistant Professor/Environmental Science and Policy
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR, United States 🇺🇸