The School of Environment and Natural Resources is seeking to hire a full-time, nine-month tenure track faculty position at the Ohio State University Wooster campus; the successful candidate will be expected to develop a nationally recognized research program related to physical hydrology with appropriate interdisciplinary alliances that includes a strong graduate student program; the candidate should be able to link physical hydrology to ecosystem function in ways that enhance management of water resources and agroecosystems in the region; teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in area of expertise as well as within the Environmental Science curriculum; incumbent will be expected to develop an upper-level undergraduate/graduate course in physical hydrology; secures extramural funding and publish in refereed journals; advises undergraduate students, including honors students, and assists with advising undergraduate student organizations; the Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, and encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential; we are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies; we are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Applications must include the following: cover letter (1-2 pp); curriculum vitae; statements of research interests (1-2 pp), teaching philosophy (1 page), and multicultural experience and commitment to diversity/inclusion (1 page); and a list of four professional references with contact information.
Applicants should forward these materials via email as a consolidated pdf to: Dr. Douglas Jackson-Smith and Dr. Mazeika Sullivan, Physical Hydrologist Search Committee Co-Chairs, School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, 2021 Coffey Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210-1085; email address: faes-SENRhire_PhysHydro@osu.edu; applications will be reviewed starting October 30, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
Earned Ph.D. with a strong academic background in physical hydrology; position is designed to integrate and expand on existing research strengths at the Wooster Campus and with SENR's Aquatic Science faculty; ability to work with environmental social scientists is critical.
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and a willingness and ability to work closely with other people; postdoctoral experience and previous involvement with state and federal agencies within the US or internationally are strongly encouraged; demonstrated teaching scholarship and experience in mentoring members of underrepresented groups preferred.
Target Salary: Negotiable
Job Category: Instructional/Faculty
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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