Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences

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 Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences

  • Employment type: Faculty - Regular
  • Bargaining Unit: AAUP
  • FTE: 1
  • Division:�Faculty 9 Month AAUP
  • College: Coll Nat Sci and Mathematics
  • Number of Openings: 1
Position Description
  • Assistant Professor of
    Shallow-Earth, High-Resolution Geophysicist

    The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Toledo invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in shallow-earth, high-resolution geophysics with an expected start date of August 19, 2019. This position is connected to UT’s strategic focus on water quality at the land-lake
    interface of the Great Lakes. We seek an individual whose research is related to near-surface geophysics focusing on environmental geology and hydrogeology, and who is likely to collaborate with department researchers investigating nutrient transport through large watersheds into Lake Erie and other large-scale systems. The department has a broad selection of geophysical equipment and recently renovated laboratory space. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active, independent, externally-funded research program that involves both undergraduate and graduate students. Excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level is also expected, and over time the candidate will be expected to teach courses on geophysics, mapping and structural geology, geologic hazards and introductory geology.     

    The department ( http://www.utoledo.edu/nsm/envsciences/) consists of 21 faculty and approximately 35 graduate students and 210 undergraduate majors, and offers degree programs in geology, biology (ecology
    track) and environmental sciences. Current research expertise in the department includes coastal, glacial and Quaternary geology, hydrogeology, aquatic ecology, wetland restoration, ornithology, herpetology, climate change, plant biology, soil ecology, biogeochemistry, invasive species, and water resources.

     

     

  • Qualifications
    A Ph.D. in geophysics, geology, earth sciences or a closely related field is required. Postdoctoral or equivalent experience will be viewed favorably. This is an entry level, tenure-track Assistant Professor position involving a standard research-teaching-service workload. Submit applications at https://utoledo.edu/jobs and include an application letter, CV, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references. Dr. Jamie Martin-Hayden can be contacted for further information at [email protected] Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled.

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.� It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.� The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30.AM. and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/19/2019
Application Due: 6/21/2019
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