Position Announcements

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN ENVIRONMENTAL HYDROLOGY

NOTICE OF
VACANCY

TENURE-TRACK
ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN
ENVIRONMENTAL HYDROLOGY SCHOOL OF THE
ENVIRONMENT WASHINGTON STATE
UNIVERSITY
VANCOUVER,WASHINGTON

The School of the Environment at Washington State University invites
applications for a nine-month, full-time, tenure-track position in Environmental
Hydrology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor
depending on qualifications, to begin August 16, 2014. The successful
candidate will be based on WSU’s Vancouver campus and contribute to a growing
research and teaching program in Earth Systems Science.  Although many areas of
specialization will be considered, special priority will be given to candidates
with expertise in one or more of the following areas of surface-water
hydrology: sediment-water interactions, climate-water interactions, hydrologic
modeling, physical limnology, or remote sensing of hydrologic phenomena.

Washington State University is a multi-campus, Tier I research
institution with a commitment to research, graduate, and undergraduate training,
instruction, and extension.  WSU’s School
of the Environment is an interdisciplinary unit, with a faculty distributed
over three WSU campuses and several extension centers located throughout the
state.

WSU-Vancouver features a rapidly growing student body (currently
~3,000), growing faculty, and emphasis on environmental science
(http://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/programs/sci/). WSU-Vancouver is located on a
beautiful 351-acre campus across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon,
offering numerous opportunities for research and collaboration with a variety
of nearby institutions (e.g. the USGS Cascades Volcanoes Observatory and Oregon
Water Science Center), and an excellent quality of life. WSU-Vancouver offers
competitive salaries and start-up packages.

Position responsibilities include research, teaching, and service,
with research expectations and teaching loads (typically two courses per year,
spread across the graduate and undergraduate curriculum) that are consistent
across the four WSU campuses.  

Required qualifications:


·     Ph.D. in an earth sciences, or engineering, or other
physical-science-related discipline by the employment start date.



·     Ability to serve under-represented groups and contribute to WSU’s
diversity goals in research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service http://admin.vancouver.wsu.edu/office-chancellor/wsu-vancouver-strategic-plan.




Preferred qualifications:

·   Successful, externally-funded research program or demonstrable
potential to develop such a program;



·     Strong publication record relative to career stage;



·     Demonstrated ability to conduct research and graduate training in
an interdisciplinary setting, and to contribute to a successful and growing
program in the area of watershed science;



·     Strong capabilities or potential as a graduate student mentor;



·     Demonstrated ability to develop and teach undergraduate and
graduate courses that complement the existing curriculum;



 To apply, please visit:  http://www.wsujobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=59070

 Applications must
include: 1) a cover letter addressing each of the seven required and preferred
qualifications listed above, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) statement of
research interests and accomplishments, 4) statement of teaching/mentoring
philosophy and interests, including discussion of the candidate’s approach to
incorporating diversity goals into teaching and mentoring, 5) reprints of two
publications, and 6) names and contact information for three professional
referees.  Review of applications will begin
Nov.1, 2013.  Direct enquiries should be
sent via email to Dr. Stephen Henderson, search committee chair (steve_henderson@vancouver.wsu.edu, include subject heading “Environmental Hydrology Search”). 

 Washington State
University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer.
Members of ethnic minorities, women, members of groups historically
under-represented in science, special disabled veterans, veterans of the
Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons
of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU is
committed to excellence through diversity, has faculty friendly policies
including a partner accommodation program, and a NSF ADVANCE Institutional
Transformation grant (
www.excelinse.wsu.edu/