[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-track Assistant Professor position, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Columbus State University

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
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 
of employment.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application

Unofficial Transcripts
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Curriculum Vitae
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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