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[Met-jobs] Tenure-track Faculty Position at California State University-Los Angeles (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Sat, 2 Nov 2013 09:58:19 +0000

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California State University, Los Angeles
ANNOUNCEMENT OF OPENING

DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES AND ENVIRONMENT
POSITION:  Tenure Track Assistant Professor (GIS/Remote Sensing/Modeling
Applications in Environmental Hydrology)
STARTING DATE:  Fall, 2014

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   ABD or a Ph.D. in Geology, Geography,
Environmental Science, Soil Science, or a closely related discipline.  A
Ph.D. from an accredited institution of higher education is required for
retention after the initial two year appointment.  Candidates should
provide record of or potential for scholarly activity involving students
whenever possible, as well as the demonstrated potential for effective
teaching using a variety of methodologies.  Candidates should also
demonstrate an ability or interest in teaching in a multicultural,
multiethnic campus.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  We are seeking candidates with broad
training in Environmental Hydrology using GIS/Remote Sensing/Models who
will be able to expand our course offerings in GIS/Remote Sensing and
Hydrological/Environmental applications. Expertise in one or more of the
following areas will be highly desired and befitting our strategic
growth over the next five years: geospatial analyses, remote sensing,
groundwater and/or surface water modeling, soil water/vegetative
transfer modeling.  Proficiency in oral and written communication is
required.  The ability to collect and process field data for
ground-truthing remote sensing is desirable. Climatologists with
research focus on hydrological cycles, water resources, etc are considered.

DUTIES:  The successful applicant is expected to develop an active
program of research and teaching in areas of specialization and to work
with water resources and other departmental faculty to strengthen
existing graduate programs in hydrology and undergraduate training in
geology, geography, hydrology, and urban planning.  Specific duties will
include: teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, developing
water resources and environmental science curriculum, maintaining an
active research program, participating in University service, and
advising undergraduate and graduate students.

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles, a
comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The
California State University system, offers programs in more than 50
academic and professional fields.  The campus is located at the eastern
edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with
more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic
diversity of the area.  The University is committed to student-centered
learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.

SALARY RANGE:  Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:  Please submit a letter of application,
curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation
and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form.
<http://www.calstatela.edu/univ/hrm/hrm_forms.php>  Employment
contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
December 15, 2013.
Address application, required documentation and/or request for
information to:
Search Committee Chair
Email: <bhibbs@calstatela.edu>
Department of Geosciences and Environment
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032

The Person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’
under the California Child Abuse and Neglect reporting Act and is
required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU executive
order 1083 as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state
law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a
diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of
tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each
individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal
consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color,
religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural
background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender
identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era
veteran status.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / TITLE IX EMPLOYER
Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals
with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and
(b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.



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