Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Department of Environmental Science

San Francisco
Sep 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Department of Environmental Science

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

The Department of Environmental Science at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2018. This position seeks candidates from the field of environmental science, earth science or environmental engineering.

Job Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in programs offered or supported by the Department, with curriculum oversight and development as appropriate. The expected teaching load for this position at USF is two 4-unit courses per semester with an additional third course every fourth semester (2-2-2-3 over two years). In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in service to the department and college, as well as maintain an active research program that engages students when possible.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a science or engineering discipline with relevance to environmental science completed prior to August 2018. A strong record of teaching at the university level, evidence of scholarship, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University of San Francisco are required. A commitment to undergraduate science education and research is essential. Successful candidates must be able to teach Environmental Chemistry at the undergraduate and graduate level. Of special interest are candidates with expertise in aquatic, atmospheric, or soil science. Experience with applying Geographic Information Systems to research or teaching is desirable. Candidates with expertise in other areas of environmental science are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a dynamic research program that ideally would allow for undergraduate student participation.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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