Assistant Professor in Water Quality

The Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability at Colorado State University is seeking an Assistant Professor in Water Quality (full time, tenure-track). We seek applications from candidates who have expertise in water quality laboratory analyses, field sampling techniques, water quality regulations, and the effects of land use and land management on water quality. Teaching expectations include lecture and lab-based undergraduate courses in land use and water quality. This position teaches WR418 and WR419 (Land Use and Water Quality and Water Quality Lab) and contributes to other undergraduate and graduate courses in Watershed Science and Ecosystem Science and Sustainability. This position advises undergraduate and graduate students in the department, conducts research related to water quality and contributes to service and outreach activities.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • A PhD in a related field completed by start date (anticipated to be August 16, 2017).
  • Experience with field and laboratory-based water quality measurements.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Experience in applied land use and water quality research.
  • Expertise in water chemistry.
  • Strong publication record.
  • Demonstrated ability or potential for generating external funding.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • Ability to communicate scientific knowledge to practitioners, managers, and policy makers.
  • Experience and interest in working on interdisciplinary teams.

Desired start date of August 2017. Questions? Contact Please visit for full job details and application instructions. Application closes January 9, 2017.

published: 13 December 2016     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.