[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-track Assistant Professor position, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Columbus State University
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Fri Nov 27 15:02:30 MST 2015
The Department of Earth and Space Sciences at Columbus State University
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position
with a specialization in Hydrology/Hydrogeology to begin Fall 2016.
Candidates must demonstrate potential for research and effective
teaching of university level courses. The successful candidate will be
expected to maintain an active research program, including mentoring
graduate and undergraduate students, leading to publications in
peer-reviewed journals; assist with academic advising; and contribute to
the service needs of the university. Teaching responsibilities will
include: introductory geology and/or environmental science courses in
addition to hydrology/hydrogeology, as well as other
undergraduate/graduate courses within the area of expertise.
The Department of Earth and Space Sciences is strongly interdisciplinary
with tracks in Astrophysics and Planetary Geology, Environmental
Science, Geology, and Secondary Education within the BS Earth and Space
Sciences program, as well as degree tracks in Geoscience and
Environmental Science within the MS Natural Sciences program. Earth and
Space Sciences faculty have a strong tradition of incorporating both
undergraduate and graduate students in faculty research.
Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and
relevant college experience. Serving the Southeast while attracting
students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community
partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve
personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment.
Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State University is a
proud member of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than
8,400 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees
to a doctorate in education. Among public regional universities in the
South, Columbus State University recently ranked No. 46 in the Best
Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
CSU has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach
through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership
Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental
Learning Center, and its own residence the Spencer House in Oxford,
England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus,
Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a
beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the
Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000
residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus,
W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Armys Maneuver
Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the
University visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu.
Candidates should have an earned doctorate in the broad field of Earth
Science, Hydrology, Environmental Science, or Engineering prior to the
start date of August 2016. Experience teaching at the baccalaureate
level is desired.
Candidates with interdisciplinary interests are preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time
faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and
official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected
for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the
teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.
A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition
Required Documents to Submit with Online Application
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Other document 1 - Statement of Research Interests
Other document 2 Contact information for 3 persons willing to provide
letters of reference
All applications and required documents must be submitted using the
Columbus State Universitys online employment site. To access the
Columbus State Universitys online employment site, please visit
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Troy Keller, Department of
Earth and Space Sciences, Columbus State University, 4225 University
Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907; or e-mail to keller_troy at columbusstate.edu.
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