[ES_JOBS_NET] Adjunct Assistant Professor/Environmental Science and Policy, Southern Oregon University

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Mon Aug 1 11:20:22 MDT 2016


Posting Number 	F00053
Faculty Title 	Adjunct Assistant Professor/Environmental Science and Policy
Official Transcripts 	

Once hired for a position the candidate shall have sealed official 
transcripts for all post-secondary degrees mailed from the granting 
institution directly to the Provost’s office. Transcripts should be 
received by September 1.

Special Instructions to Applicants 	

Each applicant is encouraged to provide (preferably as attachments to 
the online application) the following supplemental documents: (1) letter 
providing some detail of the applicant’s qualifications and interest in 
the position; (2) current resume/CV; (3) the names, addresses, and 
telephone numbers of at least three professional references. If you are 
unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online application 
please mail to:
Southern Oregon University Human Resource Services Churchill Hall, Room 
159 1250 Siskiyou Boulevard Ashland, OR 97520

For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource 
Services via email at hrs at sou.edu or by phone at (541)552-8553.

Appointment Basis 	9 months
FTE 	1.0
Department 	Environmental Studies
Job Location 	Ashland (15 A)
Other Job Location 	
Hiring Pay Rate 	$53,138 (Base $ 53,138 @ 1.0FTE, CIP $0, YIR 1 Asst, 
Benefits Eligible 	Yes
Position Summary 	

The Environmental Science and Policy Program in the Division of 
Business, Communication, and the Environment at Southern Oregon 
University (SOU) is seeking candidates for a full-time, nine month, 
non-tenure track, adjunct Assistant Professor. The successful candidate 
will teach courses in cartography,GIS, Remote Sensing,GPS, and 
environmental data analysis, and may be called upon to help in delivery 
of lower and upper division courses in their specialties. Proven 
teaching ability and demonstrable research potential are essential; 
Ph.D./ABDor has a master’s degree plus 5 years of practical experience 
in Environmental Studies/Sciences, Earth Science, Geoscience, Geography, 
or related discipline is required at the time of appointment. Successful 
candidates will maintain active scholarly research programs while 
contributing to the geospatial technology component of our undergraduate 
and graduate programs including Environmental Science & Policy, 
Environmental Education, Anthropology, Biology, and other programs.

The candidate should demonstrate competency in the use and application 
ofGISand geospatial technology to a broad range of environmental 
problems, and have experience incorporating such content into 
undergraduate or graduate level instruction curricula. Candidates should 
show excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational 
and management experience related to geospatial data, software licenses, 
and computers in a teaching computer lab and the ability to support 
varied student and faculty research initiatives in these area.

Diversity Statement 	

Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to 
inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without 
diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in 
support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our 
role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global 
community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, 
to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an 
ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.

Minimum Qualifications 	

• Initial appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor requires a 
Ph.D/ABDor has a master’s degree plus 5 years of practical experience in 
Environmental Studies/Sciences, Earth Science, Geoscience, Geography, or 
related discipline at the time of appointment from a university 
accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally 
recognized accrediting organization.
• Familiarity with ArcGIS Desktop and either Erdas orENVI.
• Familiarity with Global Positioning System use and integration 
inGISand Remote Sensing.
• Ability to teachGIS, Remote Sensing, and Data Analysis courses at the 
undergraduate and graduate levels.
• Demonstrated familiarity with managing software and licenses, 
computers, printers, and other peripheral equipment used in a geospatial 
computer lab.
• Demonstrated maintenance of an active scholarly research program.

Preferred Qualifications 	

• Experience teaching in higher education.
• Familiarity with ArcGIS Server/Online for publishing student and 
faculty data and maps.
• Demonstrated interest and ability in acquiring external funding for 
• Demonstrated research and/or teaching in ecology and water resources.

Physical Demands 	

Regular teaching activities, including standing, sitting,and lecturing.

This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or 
safety-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully 
complete a Criminal Background Check. 	Yes
Posting Date 	07/17/2016
Application must be received by:
for priority consideration 	08/15/2016
Closing Date 	
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 	09/16/2016
Contact Name for Applicant Questions 	Vincent Smith
Contact Email 	Smithv3 at sou.edu
Quicklink for Posting 	http://jobs.sou.edu:80/postings/5331 

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