Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Science

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This is an Emergency Temporary Visiting Assistant Professor faculty position in Environmental Science focusing on watershed processes, biogeochemical cycles, climate change, air quality, site remediation, and environmental modeling. The successful applicant must be enthusiastic about teaching undergraduate and graduate courses (such as watershed science, biogeochemical cycles, weather and climate, air quality, site assessment and remediation, and advanced environmental modeling). The applicant must demonstrate institutional citizenship through active engagement at the department, college, university, community, and professional levels.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. (post-doctoral experience is preferred) and demonstrated teaching experience in watershed processes, biogeochemical cycles, climate change, environmental quality, and environmental modeling or a closely-related field within a science-based program. Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations and in interdisciplinary teams. Applicants are expected to describe their commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment through their teaching, and/or service activities.

UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY:

The School of Geosciences combines the programs of Geology and Environmental Sciences and includes 11 full-time faculty, 10 instructors and staff, and approximately 110 undergraduate majors and 45 graduate students. Further information on the School of Geosciences is available at our website, http://geos.louisiana.edu/.

The mission of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is to offer exceptional education informed by diverse world-views striving to develop innovative leaders who advance knowledge. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accredits the University, which offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the arts, sciences, and professional programs. The University is a public research university with high research activity, an enrollment of over 18,000 students and 800 faculty members. UL Lafayette is the largest of nine universities in the University of Louisiana System. The University offers degree programs in 55 undergraduate disciplines, 15 post-bachelor certificates, seven graduate certificates, the master's degree in 28 disciplines and the doctorate in 10 disciplines.

Additional information about the University is available on the University's webpage at http://louisiana.edu/

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 1, 2021

APPLICATIONS:

To apply, send as a single PDF file that includes your name in the title, an application letter, CV, separate statements of teaching interest, and the names and contact information (post and email) of three references to nadean@louisiana.edu. The review process will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, receipt of the complete application material is required before April 30, 2021. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Durga D. Poudel (durga.poudel@louisiana.edu, phone 337-739-3694).

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act. - See more at: http://personnel.louisiana.edu/employment-opportunities/policy-nondiscrimination

posted: 02 March 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.