Adjunct Assistant Professor/Environmental Science and Policy
Ashland, OR - Posted on: Monday 07/25/16
|Faculty Title||Adjunct 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.
|Appointment Basis||9 months|
|Job Location||Ashland (15 A)|
|Other Job Location|
|Hiring Pay Rate||$53,138 (Base $ 53,138 @ 1.0FTE, CIP $0, YIR 1 Asst, non-reduced)|
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./ABD or 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 of GIS and 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/ABD or 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.
• Experience teaching in higher education.
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|
|Application must be received by:
for priority consideration
|Anticipated Appointment Begin Date||09/16/2016|
|Contact Name for Applicant Questions||Vincent Smith|