[Grad-postdoc-assn] Fwd: Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Management

Scott Briggs sbriggs at ucar.edu
Thu Nov 1 14:32:30 MDT 2012

*Position:* D99094
*Job Title: *Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Management
*Department:* Environmental Science and Management, Portland State 
*FTE:* 1.0 benefits eligible
*Job Type:* Tenure Track
*Date posted:* 22 Oct 2012
*Application Review:* Begins December 1, 2012 until finalists have been 

*Position Summary*
The Department of Environmental Science and Management (ESM) at Portland 
State University (PSU)
invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of 
Environmental Science and
Management, with a focus in environmental biogeochemistry, with a 
preference for candidates with a
background in hydrology, atmospheric science, or soil science. 
Candidates are expected to demonstrate a
strong record of extramural funding in their area of specialization. 
Post-doctoral experience is desirable. The
successful candidate is expected to work collaboratively and across 
disciplines within the School of
Environment (http://www.pdx.edu/environment/research-groups) and across 
campus to pursue an active
program of scholarly research, publication, and external grant funding. 
Opportunities also exist to engage
with a diverse set of public and private organizations that can 
complement the candidate’s research program.
Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, 
conducting environmental science
research, and providing department and university service. Candidates 
must possess a PhD degree in
environmental science, geography, geology or a closely related field by 
the date of the appointment to the
position. For specific application information visit: 
http://www.pdx.edu/esm. Application review begins
December 1, 2012 and applications will be accepted until finalists have 
been identified. Position begins
September 15, 2013.

The PSU campus is located in downtown Portland, Oregon and is the 
fastest growing and most diverse
institution in the Oregon University System. Portland is widely rated as 
one of the most livable cities in the
country, with both ocean beaches and mountain ranges within a two hour 
drive from campus. Abundant
research opportunities exist in environmental science and management, 
ranging from local to international
levels. In addition to two Bachelor’s degree programs (Environmental 
Science; Environmental Studies), ESM
has two masters degree programs (Master of Environmental Science; Master 
of Environmental Management)
and one doctoral program as part of the School of Environment 
(http://www.pdx.edu/environment/). ESM
faculty have cooperative agreements and ongoing research projects with 
several local, state, national and
international institutions, including the Smithsonian Environmental 
Research Center.

*Key Cultural Competencies*

  * Create an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates
  * Function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the
    context of varying beliefs, behaviors orientations, identities, and
    cultural backgrounds.
  * Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in
    diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting with a willingness to
    change for continual improvement.
  * Adhere to all of PSU‟s policies including the policies on Prohibited
    Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.

*Compensation: *The starting annual salary rate for this position will 
depend upon qualifications and
experience, with an excellent benefits package including generous 
healthcare and retirement packages, and
reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependents at any of the 
Oregon University System schools.

*To Apply*
Applicants should submit a single pdf file that bundles the following:
1. Letter of application that specifically addresses position 
2. Curriculum vitae; contact information for three references;
3. Statement of teaching philosophy and experience;
4. Statement of research interests and accomplishments.

Please label the file after the applicant’s name, e.g., “Smith_John.pdf”.

Application review begins December 1, 2012 and will continue until 
finalists are identified. Send application
materials as a complete packet via email to: Dr. Alan Yeakley, Search 
Committee Chair, Environmental
Science & Management (ESM), Portland State University, P.O. Box 751, 
Portland, OR 97207. For questions,
contact Dr. Yeakley at yeakley at pdx.edu.

Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity 
Institution and welcomes
applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity

Scott Briggs
Administrative Assistant
Advanced Study Program
National Center for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307-3000

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