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Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 28, 2024

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Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Job ID: 269338
Location: Georgia Southern - Savannah
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.


Armstrong Campus - Savannah, GA

Department Information

The Institute for Water and Health

Asli Aslan, MSc, PhD


Job Summary

Reporting to the Institute for Water and Health Director, the successful candidate will contribute to the IWH's mission on providing scientific and technological solutions to support a collective vision of safe water, sustainable environment, and resilient communities. Successful applicants are expected to develop an independent and sustainable scholarly research program in one or multiple areas of (but not limited to): wastewater epidemiology; microbial source tracking; drinking water safety; climate change and coastal environmental health research; or developing sustainable water and wastewater treatment technologies. They are also expected to mentor student researchers, and participate in outreach and training activities of IWH. Demonstrated experience in developing proposals for extramural funding, publishing in quality peer-reviewed journals, and presentations in relevant professional meetings is necessary. As a part of multidisciplinary IWH team, the successful candidate will have access to state-of-the-art IWH laboratory facilities, resources, and networks. The position will require occasional short-term travel for conducting research and outreach, meetings with stakeholders and other agencies regarding assigned projects, and includes public presentations of project deliverables. This is a 12-month, non-tenure track position with a 100% research appointment.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Developing and submitting timely research proposals to obtain extramural funding for cutting-edge research

Conducting and managing ongoing and new research projects

Publishing peer-reviewed manuscripts in professional journals

Conveying study results and recommendations to scientific audiences, stakeholders, and decision makers

Developing training programs and seminars for water professionals

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate degree (PhD or equivalent) in natural sciences, environmental engineering, public health, or other closely related fields

Proficiency and experience in water research (water quality assessment, water resource management, or related areas)

Demonstrated research experience from designing research questions to dissemination of results

Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives

Preferred Qualifications

Previous post-doctoral experience in water research

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience.

This is an exempt position paid on a monthly basis.

Required Documents to Attach

A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
Ability to support various constituencies served by the University
Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Screening of applications begins March 26, 2024 and continues until the position is filled. Preferred start date is August 1, 2024.

Conditions of Employment

All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.

Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus.

Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.

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