Assistant Professor, Environmental Science and Engineering

Gannon University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Mar 1, 2023
Gannon University's School of Engineering and Computer Science seeks an Assistant Professor in Environmental Science/Engineering. The appointment for this nine-month tenure track position begins in August 2023. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses across the entire breadth of the environmental curriculum; prepare motivated students intellectually and professionally; and advise students. The Department of Environmental Science and Engineering offers B.S. degrees in both environmental science and environmental engineering (ABET accredited) and a thesis-based M.S. degree in Environmental Science and Management.

Requirements include a Ph.D. degree in environmental science, environmental health, environmental engineering, or a closely related field of science/engineering (completed by August 2023). Ideal candidates shall possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills, and the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate/graduate courses and supervise students' research/service-learning projects. The preferred expertise areas include but are not limited to environmental risk assessment, toxicology, and other related areas within environmental science/engineering. Qualified candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions. Through Project NePTWNE (, Gannon is committed to an inclusive and holistic approach to addressing environmental and economic concerns in the region. The qualified candidate would become part of Gannon's Project NePTWNE and contribute to education, environmental, and public health initiatives.

Gannon University is a Master's Level institution located on Lake Erie and in the heart of Erie, Pennsylvania. Gannon is committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. The university is recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For." Erie is a major tourist destination boasting 11 beaches, professional sports teams, a professional symphony, multiple venues for live theater and music, and many other entertainment options. Seasonal activities, such as skiing, are available nearby. Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo are within a two-hour drive.

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. For more information about Gannon visit Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants.

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