Assistant Professor of Environmental Science & GIS
Lake Superior State University’s School of Physical Sciences seeks applicants for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in Environmental Science beginning Fall semester 2017.
We seek an enthusiastic, highly motivated, and broadly trained faculty to teach Environmental Science. The successful candidate will teach environmental science and other courses within the School of Physical Sciences. Primary teaching responsibilities will likely include undergraduate environmental science courses, such as introductory environmental science, environmental law or environmental health or environmental systems and/or environmental chemistry depending on the successful candidate’s background. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach undergraduate introductory and/or advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) courses and/or part of other courses within the physical sciences depending the candidate’s expertise. The LSSU Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science has a strong record of student-faculty research and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to conduct research with undergraduates. Qualifications to teach additional courses offered by the School of Physical Science and successful undergraduate teaching experience are a plus, as is experience using GIS for research or in public or private sector applications.
Minimum Qualifications: MS in Environmental Science or closely related field.
Desired Qualifications: PhD or ABD in Environmental Science, or closely related field, with graduate coursework in GIS. Demonstrated successful undergraduate teaching experience. Qualifications to teach undergraduate GIS courses and experience using GIS for research or in public or private sector applications.
Qualifications to teach (all or part) of additional courses offered by the School of Physical Sciences. Successful experience supervising undergraduate research projects. Success in securing external funding to support research/teaching.
Physical Demands: Must be able to teach two and three hour laboratory sections.
Work Hours: Variable; some evening courses