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Assistant Professor of Instruction

Northwestern University - Environmental Sciences
Evanston, Illinois
Competitive salary, benefits-eligible
Closing date
Dec 17, 2021

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Atmospheric Sciences, Biogeosciences, Geodesy, Global Environmental Change, Hydrology, Interdisciplinary/Other, Ocean Science
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Northwestern University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Environmental Science Program. We seek an open-field environmental scientist to coordinate and teach Geographical Information Systems courses with lab components, and a selection of R, python, remote sensing, and advanced seminars courses on topics of expertise. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in inter-disciplinary sub-fields of environmental science spanning the natural and social sciences, and who have dimensions of conservation, management, sustainability, or environmental equity in their expertise. Responsibilities include: teaching six quarter-length courses annually; program building; and collaborating with Environmental Science students and faculty. This is a benefits-eligible, full-time, non-tenure track appointment starting September 1, 2022. Ph.D. is required by the start of the appointment. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated experience working with diverse student communities.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, contact information for three recommendation writers, and a teaching portfolio, which includes teaching interests and philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations (as well as other evidence of teaching effectiveness) directly through our application portal. Complete applications will begin to be reviewed January 5th until a final candidate is identified. Inquiries about the search may be directed to Professor Patricia Beddows, Program Director,

Northwestern requires all staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exceptions. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 and Campus Updates website. The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee and Ho-Chunk nations. We acknowledge and honor the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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