Assistant Professor - Environmental Science

Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 05, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Environmental Science Tenure Track Assistant Professor (9 Month):


The Department of Chemistry, Geosciences, and Physics at Tarleton State University, in Stephenville, Texas, invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Environmental Science (9 month) starting Fall 2021. The successful candidate will support the Environmental Science Masters of Science program through engaging, student-centered teaching, establishment of a competitive research program, and actively contribute to service and outreach initiatives that advance the department, college, and university. Candidates will be expected to instruct in graduate-level environmental science courses in both a face-to-face and virtual format, as well as assist in teaching undergraduate courses as appropriate, while assisting in the expansion and management of the Master’s program at Tarleton State University. Research specialization areas are broad, and candidates with experience in climate, remediation, or compliance are especially encouraged to apply. All application submissions must be made electronically through Tarleton’s employment site,


Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Position availability is contingent on budgetary approval. Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of the Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through the Texas A&M System.


Required Qualification: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in environmental science or a related field at the time of employment. Must demonstrate potential for outstanding teaching, research, and strong verbal and written communication skills. Physical activity will involve sitting, standing, bending, climbing stairs and walking, 20/20 corrected eyesight, and occasional lifting of moderate loads (50 lbs) in office and field environments.


Preferred Qualifications: Experience and ability to teach additional courses from wider background is preferred, but not essential.