Assistant Professor/Environmental Science & Policy

Southern Oregon University

Ashland, OR, United States 🇺🇸

Southern Oregon University invites applications for a position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Environmental Science & Policy. The successful candidate will teach upper-division courses in the earth systems sciences, to potentially include hydrology, geomorphology, soil science, climate change, and/or environmental geology. The candidate will also contribute to introductory environmental science courses in the physical sciences. The successful candidate may also teach upper-division research methods courses including GIS and Data Analysis courses. Proven teaching ability and demonstrable research activity are essential.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to teaching, student advising, and continued scholarly practice.

The candidate should demonstrate competency in environmental sciences broadly with specific interest in hydrology, fluvial geomorphology, soil science, hydroclimatology, and/or ecohydrology. Candidates should show excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational and management experience, demonstrable applied field research, and capacity for undergraduate research/program advising.