Assistant Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences

Employer
California State University- East Bay
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Geology & Earth Sciences, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Geography
Employment Type
Full Time


FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF OF EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

FULL-TIME TENURE-TRACK

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program. http://www20.csueastbay.edu/

California State University East Bay has a mission to support a diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences. The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the California State University, East Bay is the home of the Geology and Environmental Science programs. Located on the tectonically active Hayward fault, we offer a variety of opportunities for students to obtain experience in lab- and field-based studies. We are a small department that prides itself on a feeling of community. Small class sizes guarantee close interaction between students and faculty, with personal attention at all levels.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: We seek a Geoscientist with expertise in environmental geology or engineering geology. The candidate should have an interest in geologic hazards, including faults, landslides, liquefaction or in the effects of climate-induced changes such as fire and drought on humans. Expertise in California environmental Geoscience would be an asset. The person in this position will teach courses in geology and environmental science, including general education classes and classes for majors at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay may include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester 2022


QUALIFICATIONS: PhD or equivalent degree in a related field is required (earth science, environmental science, environmental geology, geology, civil engineering). Willingness to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in geology and/or environmental science, and develop a student-centered, externally funded research program in a culturally diverse community. The candidate should be a dynamic teacher-scholar who employs innovative, evidence-based teaching practices and has a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. Experience with field methods and the ability to teach them to students. Competence in California environmental geoscience topics. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence . Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/

APPLICATION DEADLINE: For full consideration, applications should be received by November 15th, 2021, when the committee will begin reviewing applications Please submit a letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement; a complete and current vita. Applicants are strongly encouraged to also submit a one-page diversity statement that addresses how you engage a diverse student population in your teaching, research, mentoring, and advising.

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Advertised: July 28, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
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