Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Environmental Science - Global Change
TBN: Hillman for an Assistant Professor
This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Science focusing on Global Change (e.g., Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, Land Use Change, or Biogeochemical Cycles) and/or its effects at regional and local scales. We seek a colleague who will complement our existing strengths. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in GIS and Remote Sensing as well as courses in their own environmental science specialty.
These courses are part of the curriculum of the following degrees: PhD in Earth and Energy Sciences, MSc in Environmental Resources, BSc in Environmental Science, and Certificate in GIS. The applicant must be capable of building a strong, externally-funded research program. The position involves mentoring students at the undergraduate and graduate levels and engagement in School, College and University service. The applicant must also demonstrate institutional citizenship through active engagement at the school, college, university, community, and professional levels.
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful applicant must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Environmental Sciences or Geosciences by the time of appointment; post-doctoral research experience is desirable but not necessary.
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 research, teaching, and/or service activities.
UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY: The School of Geosciences combines the programs of Geology and Environmental Sciences and includes 13 full-time faculty, 8 instructors and staff, and approximately 100 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 overall enrollment of over ~16,000 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.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is dedicated to 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 & 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 & the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act. - See: http://personnel.louisiana.edu/employment-opportunities/policy- nondiscrimination