ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION VACANCYJob Title:
Assistant Professor of Environmental ScienceDepartment:
Physical & Environmental SciencesPosition No.
$52,000.00 - 57,000.00. Commensurate with education and experience. Excellent
health and retirement benefits package.Application Deadline:
Open until filled. To ensure consideration,
complete applications must be received by 4/28/2021.How to Apply:
Applicants will be asked to complete an
online application by creating a profile and then providing personal and demographic information. In addition, please be prepared to upload
- Cover letter
- Resume or CV
- Statement of Research Interest
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Include the name, phone number, email address and relationship of at least three professional references who can attest to your ability to
perform the job you are applying for. Professional references should include at least one current or former supervisor. Professional
reference may also include current or former employers, colleagues or other professionals who have first-hand knowledge and can recommend
you for employment.
Copy of transcripts for all degrees completed (if your transcripts include a social security number or
birthdate, please redact that information before uploading the document. Official transcripts will be required upon hire)Direct Inquiries Contact:
Dr. Deborah Kennard, 970-248-1895SUMMARY:
As a full-time faculty
member in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences, the person in this tenure track position will teach courses for the
Pollution Monitoring and Control track of the Environmental Science and Technology degree program. Teaching responsibilities will include
lower-division introductory courses in environmental science and pollution control, as well as upper-division courses on pollution
detection, monitoring and mitigation, risk analysis, fate and transport of contaminants, soil science, regulatory compliance, and project
management. The person in this position will also teach lab courses that have both laboratory and field components.
teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester; courses may be assigned as in-person, online, hybrid, or via distance delivery modalities.
Scholarship in the discipline, involvement with advising, and service to the department and profession are expectedESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following.
- Other duties may be assigned.
teaching 12 credit hours per semester of pollution and other environmental science courses and labs.
- Conducting scholarship in the
discipline that involves undergraduate students.
- Advising undergraduate students.
- Participating in service activities at
the department, university, community, and professional levels. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.
To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative
of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: REQUIRED:
- Ph.D. in Environmental Science or a closely related science (chemistry, botany, ecology, geology,
- Effectiveness in teaching, enthusiasm for working with and an ability to inspire undergraduate students at all levels,
and excellent communication skills are required.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct quality scholarship in the field of pollution
monitoring and control.
Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and
who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education.
- Professional experience in pollution monitoring and control and/or
- Demonstrated teaching experience at the college/university level (2 years preferred).
Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that
goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include
reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to
verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty,
staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of
2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request
an accommodation, please contact the CMU Human Resources Office by phone or email. You may be asked to provide additional information,
including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Colorado Mesa
Attn: Human Resources Office
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970.248.1820To apply, visit https://coloradomesa.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/474?c=coloradomesa
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