Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Southern Oregon University

“Southern Oregon University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Environmental Studies beginning in Fall 2010. Candidates in the geosciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences or related fields are encouraged to apply. We seek a scholar excited by problem-driven field-based research, committed to interdisciplinary undergraduate education, and enthusiastic about joining a diverse department faculty that spans the natural and social sciences. We also seek someone committed to creating and maintaining connections with community partners and conducting research on regional issues. We are looking for a scientist with a comprehensive knowledge of surficial processes: geomorphology, soils, slope stability, hydrology, water quality, and watershed science, with applied skills and facility with geospatial technologies. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced earth science classes and labs, integrative environmental studies courses, his/her specialty in geospatial technologies, as well as taking a prominent role in student capstone experiences. Proven teaching ability and demonstrable research potential are essential.”