[ES_JOBS_NET] San Jose State University, San Jose CA. Tenure-track groundwater hydrologist

Carlie Pietsch carlie.pietsch at sjsu.edu
Mon Aug 27 15:15:55 MDT 2018

San José State University
San José, California
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Specialization: Groundwater Hydrogeologist
Job Opening ID (JOID): 24706
Rank: Assistant Professor

The Department of Geology at San Jose State University invites applications
for a tenure-track position in groundwater hydrogeology. A Ph.D. degree in
the Earth Sciences is required, postdoctoral experience is desirable, and a
proven record of excellence in teaching or evidence of promise for
excellence in teaching is expected. Research should complement departmental
strengths in geomorphology, tectonics/structure, petrology/geochemistry,
sedimentology/stratigraphy/ paleontology, and field geology. Applicants
should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a
multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study,
training, teaching and other comparable experience.

The successful candidate must have the interest and ability to teach
Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology, will take a leadership role in
teaching and curricular development of undergraduate and graduate courses
in his or her area of expertise, and will contribute to a growing
departmental emphasis on Earth Systems. Teaching non-majors is also
expected. Research involving masters and undergraduate students is
required, and external funding must be sought. An ability and desire to
foster and maintain connections to the private sector and governmental
agencies is expected. Candidate must address the needs of a student
population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity,
primary language and academic preparation – through course materials,
teaching strategies and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August, 2019
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in
the United States.

Application Procedure:
For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least
three original letters of reference with contact information by November
12, 2018 to https://apply.interfolio.com/53623 or to Jonathan Miller,
Chair, Department of Geology, San José State University, One Washington
Square, San José, CA 95192-0102; fax (408) 924-5053; tel (408) 924-5015;
email: jonathan.miller@ sjsu.edu; website: http://www.sjsu.edu/geology/.

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

This position is an excellent opportunity for scholars interested in a
career at an institution that is a national leader in graduating URM
students. SJSU has achieved both HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution) and
AANAPISI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving
Institution); 40% of our student population are first-generation and 38%
are Pell-qualified. As a result, we rank #4 nationally in increasing
student upward mobility (http://socialmobilityindex.org/;
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public
higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco
Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon
Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of
California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions
are conveniently
close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University
enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are
members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the
diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can
benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender
identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy
applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as
well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are
made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San
José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply
with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition
of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must
be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position
with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may
affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of
current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and
Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State
University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police
Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police
Department website at (http://www.sjsu.edu/police.)
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