[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor Environmental Geochemistry/Applied Biogeosciences Weber State University

Maura Hahnenberger mhahnenb at bruinmail.slcc.edu
Mon Nov 30 14:52:00 MST 2015

Assistant Professor
Environmental Geochemistry/Applied Biogeosciences
Weber State University

The Department of Geosciences at Weber State University invites
applications for a tenure-track position starting Fall 2016. We seek a
person with expertise in Environmental Geochemistry, Environmental
Mineralogy, and/or Applied Biogeosciences. The successful candidate will be
appointed at the Assistant Professor level and will be expected to: 1)
teach upper-division courses in area(s) of expertise and lowerdivision
courses as required, 2) establish an active and sustained research program
that includes mentoring undergraduate students, 3) seek external funding in
support of teaching or research, 4) establish collaborations with
colleagues in the College of Science; and 5) contribute to the development
of new interdisciplinary curricula including a planned
environmental/sustainability science program.

Minimum Requirements include:
● A Ph.D. in Geology or related field. Candidates who expect to complete a
Ph.D. by the beginning of the Fall 2016 semester also will be considered.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Evidence of teaching excellence and interest in using active-learning
● A demonstrated commitment to conducting high-quality research, to
mentoring undergraduate researchers, and to integrating research interests
into the classroom.
Preferred qualifications include:
● Ability to forge connections along disciplinary interfaces to address
environmental/sustainability opportunities and challenges.
● Postdoctoral experience.
● Ability to build connections with local industries or government agencies.

Weber State University is a primarily undergraduate institution located at
the foot of the Wasatch Mountains
in Ogden, Utah. For more than five decades, the institution has
successfully maintained a dual mission by
offering a wide range of baccalaureate programs and also by meeting
regional community college needs.
The Department of Geosciences embraces both missions through its programs
www.weber.edu/geosciences), and will occupy modern labs and classrooms in a
new science building
scheduled for completion in 2016. Ogden is a beautiful city with a rich
culture and history, and is 45 minutes
from Salt Lake City and its international airport. An average of 223 sunny
days a year and immediate access
to skiing, biking, camping, hiking, and fishing make it an outdoor
paradise. More information about the Ogden
area may be found at www.visitogden.com.

To apply, complete the online application at http://jobs.weber.edu and
attach a cover letter, statements of
teaching philosophy and research plans, a CV, and unofficial transcripts.
In addition, three letters of
reference that address the candidate’s qualifications for this position
must be mailed to Dr. Rick Ford, Search
Committee Chair, Department of Geosciences, Weber State University, 1415
Edvalson St. - Dept. 2507,
Ogden, UT 84408-2507. Highest priority will be given to applications
received by January 4, 2016,
although screening will continue until the position is filled.
Weber State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer. Women and minorities are
encouraged to apply. A criminal background check is required as a condition
of employment.

Maura Hahnenberger, PhD
Assistant Professor, Geosciences Department
Salt Lake Community College
mhahnenb at bruinmail.slcc.edu
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