(Open Rank) Professor of Environmental Sciences - Washington State University in Tri-Cities Washington

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Washington State University

Tri-Cities, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The School of the Environment at Washington State University invites applications for a tenure track position in aquatic ecology at the WSU Tri-Cities campus. The School of the Environment has a single faculty and a common curriculum across the Pullman, Tri-Cities and Vancouver campuses of the WSU System. Applicants must show potential for outstanding teaching and developing or maintaining a nationally recognized, extramurally funded empirical research program in any aspect of aquatic systems, including basic and/or applied biological and chemical studies, and have interest in multidisciplinary collaborative research and training. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor graduate students, and should have a background that will allow broad participation in the curriculum. We encourage applications from individuals with demonstrated expertise, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications.

Preference will be given to applicants whose research and teaching expertise includes a focus on aquatic systems. Expertise may include biological studies of aquatic organisms, factors affecting water quality, invasive species, and/or watershed management and restoration.

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate at time of application
Record of research accomplishment commensurate with rank
Ability to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in aquatic systems ecology, limnology, geographic information systems, and/or environmental assessment, management and restoration.
Commitment to teaching excellence in undergraduate and graduate courses
Ability to communicate effectively with both students and colleagues

Preferred Qualifications

• Post-doctoral research experience relevant to the responsibilities of the position
Record of outstanding ability and potential in teaching and research relevant to the duties and responsibilities of this position
Capability of pursuing rigorous, theory-driven empirical research using analytical tools applied to aquatic systems, such as mathematical modeling, GIS analysis, bioinformatics, and/or ecological genetics
Ability and interest in multi-disciplinary collaborative research and training
Ability to work with stakeholders in the region

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

This is a permanent, full-time (academic year),open rank, tenure-track position at the Washington State University (WSU) Tri-Cities campus in Richland, WA. Appointment as Assistant/Associate Professor is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary is also commensurate with training and experience. The position is available as early as August 16, 2016.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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