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Professor of Practice in Earth and Environmental Sciences

Tulane University Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Dec 24, 2023

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Professor of Practice in Earth and Environmental Sciences


The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences seeks to fill a Professor of Practice position to begin in July 1, 2024. We seek an Earth and Environmental scientist with teaching interest in geospatial analysis who will contribute to our inter-disciplinary GIS Certificate Program. The position is a non-tenured, full-time academic year (nine month) teaching position with renewable 3-year appointments, and opportunities for additional summer teaching. The responsibilities of this position include teaching courses comprising the undergraduate curriculum, teaching courses in the applicant’s area of specialization, and service to the educational mission of the department and university. Opportunities exist for advising undergraduate research and co-advising research students, and for development of service-learning courses required of all undergraduates.  We would like to broaden participation in the study of the Earth and environment and therefore encourage applications from groups that are historically underrepresented in the sciences.  Review of applications will begin December 4, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter that highlights why they are interested in this opportunity, prior experiences educating and mentoring undergraduate students, and how they build inclusive educational environments, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, any previous teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information for three references familiar with the applicant’s teaching abilities. Applications must be submitted electronically via the following link: Any inquiries may be directed to Dr. Cynthia Ebinger (, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118-5698.  Further information about the department and university can be obtained at .


Tulane is in New Orleans -– a city with tremendous diversity of cultures and community. Tulane is actively building a campus culture based on values of equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism. Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory, diverse work and learning environment. Tulane does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, military status, veteran status (or any other classification protected by applicable law) in any of its programs, activities, or employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. For more information on this policy and its purpose, please read the Equal Opportunity/Anti-Discrimination Policy. Further information about the department and university can be obtained at Tulane University is an EEO/ADA/AA employer.

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