[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor/Environmental Science and Policy, Southern Oregon University
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Faculty Title Assistant Professor/Environmental Science and Policy
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
Department Environmental Science and Policy
Job Location Ashland (15 A)
Other Job Location
Hiring Pay Rate $54,599 (Base $ 54,599 @ 1.0FTE, CIP $0, YIR 1 Asst)
Benefits Eligible Yes
The Division of Business, Communication and the Environment program of
Environmental Science and Policy at Southern Oregon University (SOU) is
seeking candidates for a full-time, nine month, tenure track, 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./ABDin 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.
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.
• Initial appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor requires a
Ph.D/ABDin 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
• Demonstrated maintenance of an active scholarly research program.
• 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.
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. No
Posting Date 10/04/2016
Application must be received by:
for priority consideration 01/01/2017
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/16/2017
Contact Name for Applicant Questions Vincent Smith
Contact Email Smithv3 at sou.edu
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.sou.edu/postings/5663
Professorial: Teaching, scholarship, professional development and service.
Percent of total time 100
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