The Department of Environmental Science and Management at Portland State University invites applicants for a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Ecohydrology starting Fall 2017. We are specifically seeking individuals who examine the environmental effects of hydrologic extremes, and their potential management solutions. Areas of scholarly emphasis include impacts of climate and hydrologic extremes (e.g. drought, flooding, hydraulics, etc.) on urban regions and/or terrestrial systems.
This position is part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ (CLAS) interdisciplinary cluster hire focusing on Environmental Extremes (impacts, adaptations, and solutions) and also includes additional faculty hires in the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, English, and Communication.
The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a strong record of research, funding, and publication. They will engage in graduate student advising, as well as service to the department, university and the broader scholarly community. The successful candidate will teach courses from introductory to advanced undergraduate and graduate-level courses in hydrology, and will contribute to one of the undergraduate core courses in either the Environmental Science or Environmental Studies degrees. The teaching load (after start-up period) is four quarter-courses per year. The successful candidate is expected to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration, including with other members of the cluster hire. The candidates will also find outstanding opportunities to collaborate with faculty within the School of the Environment, CLAS, the Schools of Urban Studies and Planning, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, and across the University. Additionally, local and state governmental and non-governmental organizations in the greater Portland metropolitan area provide excellent opportunities for community-engaged scholarship.
PhD degree in a social science field or from an interdisciplinary program with strong social science component.
Experience with undergraduate teaching and postdoctoral research.
Key Cultural Competencies:
• Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages and celebrates differences.
• Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds.
• Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement
• Adheres to all PSU’s policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.
Apply Directly at: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/search