Assistant/Associate Professor, Natural Resources/Environmental Science

Alcorn State University

Lorman, MS, USA 🇺🇸

Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleAssistant/Associate Professor, Natural Resources/Environmental Science
FLSA StatusExempt
Posted Salary RangeCommensurate with experience.
Employment StatusFull Time
DepartmentSchool of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
Job SummaryThe incumbent teaches and conducts research on sustainable environmental management,, water quality, and climate change. He/she may also contribute outreach/extension related to small farmers and underserved communities.
Knowledge Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge and experience coding artificial neutral network systems in water resources management
Knowledge of and experience using statistical geographical information systems, and map window Demonstrates integrity
Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and interpersonal
Strong time management skills
Passion for teaching and engaging with students
Skilled in mentoring students
Ability to work well with colleagues and foster a collegial environment conducive to teamwork and student’s high level of learning
Essential Job FunctionsConducts a requisite number of classes; teaches assigned subjects
Provides guidance and supervision to students
Creates and maintains an environment conducive to excellence in teaching, learning and research
Preparation and formulation of curricula focused on his/her subjects
Participates in departmental meetings and holds scheduled office hours
Maintains equipment in the laboratory, makes arrangements for laboratory, makes arrangements for laboratory practical sessions, and provides materials to students
Provides academic support to other faculty members
Serves on departmental and university committees, as assigned
QualificationsDoctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science, Agricultural/Biological Engineering, Natural Resource Management or related discipline ABD incumbents must complete their degree within six (6) months
Licensing and CertificationsN/A
EEO / ADA StatementAlcorn State University is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity: It is the policy of Alcorn State University to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, physical and/or mental disability, and/or political affiliation. This policy applies to all employees -regardless of position, consultants, and applicants for employment.

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areasNo
Sedentary Work – Exerting 10 poundsOccasionally
Light Work – Exerting up to 20 pounds
Medium Work – Exerting 20-50 pounds
Heavy Work – Exerting 50-100 pounds
Very Heavy Work – Exerting in excess of 100 pounds
Extended Work HoursOccasionally

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
Number of Vacancies1
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date09/20/2023
Close Date
Open Until FilledYes
EEO StatementAlcorn State UniversityEqual Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.
Advertising SummaryExcellent Benefits Package

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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)

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