Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

University of Coastal Georgia

Brunswick, GA, United States 🇺🇸

Position Summary Information

Nature of Work

The School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Environmental Science within the department of Natural Sciences. Pending budget approval, this appointment is expected to begin August 1, 2017. This position is an academic year (10 month) appointment.

Essential Duties

The candidate will have a broad background in environmental and earth sciences. Responsibilities include developing and teaching courses to support a new Environmental Sciences major, including introductory level courses in environmental and earth science and upper division courses in areas such as GIS, Global Climate Change, Coastal Management, Oceanography, Coastal Geomorphology, and/or Hydrology, as well as advising and participation in departmental and college committees. The candidate will be expected to have a commitment to excellence in teaching, a commitment to professional development and scholarship as defined by Boyer (1997), and to serving students in a collegiate setting. The candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with others and be willing to teach both day and evening courses at the Brunswick campus or Camden Center location as needed.

Minimum Qualifications and Training

Ph.D. in Environmental Science or Earth Sciences or related field from a regionally-accredited institution by the start date of August 1, 2017.
Experience Teaching Undergraduate courses in a variety of fields related to Environmental Science.

Preferred Qualifications and Training

Recent experience teaching undergraduate courses for 12 months or more
Advising experience for undergraduates
Experience teaching GIS

Special Instructions to Applicants

The College of Coastal Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Based on the University system of Georgia’s policy, official sealed transcripts must be provided upon offer and acceptance of all Faculty positions.

CCGA Information

College of Coastal Georgia is an undergraduate college in the University System of Georgia. Located on Georgia’s coast, the College campus is in Brunswick with additional outreach through the Camden Center in Kingsland. The vision of the College is to be a college of choice for students within Georgia and beyond, providing an outstanding education for tomorrow’s leaders and citizens through service-learning, global awareness and engaged entrepreneurship. With a strong emphasis on student retention, progression and timely graduation, the College offers baccalaureate degrees in American Studies, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, French, Health Informatics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Nursing (BSN), Psychology, Public Management, Spanish, and Workforce Management and Leadership, as well as career associate degrees in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Nursing (ASN) and Radiologic Science. A veterans-friendly campus, the College is a designated Yellow Ribbon School. Approximately 3,000 students are served by more than 200 staff members and a teaching faculty of whom 52% hold doctoral degrees. CCGA is an active participant in the Complete College Georgia initiative designed to support community partnerships and develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills necessary to address the challenges of 21st century economic development and community wellbeing. For more information, visit the College website: http://www.ccga.edu


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED