|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:31:34 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... Dear colleagues, Could you please forward the job ad to the qualified candidates in your network? The link to the job ad is at <https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/12762> Position Summary: The Geography Department at Portland State University invites applications for a 9 month full-time tenure-track position as anAssistant Professor in Physical Geography with research and teaching interest in Climate Science beginning September 2015. A PhD in geography or related fields is required at appointment. We seek outstanding candidates who will contribute to a tradition of high quality teaching and research inurban climate and/or climate change impacts on ecosystem and society. Expertise in understanding land surface and atmosphere interactions with respect to global change is preferred. Teaching responsibilities include introductory physical geography, and intermediate and advanced undergraduate and graduate-level courses in climate science. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research program in their area of specialization and to demonstrate potential to obtain external funding. Additional Information: Geography is a founding member of the recently-established School of the Environment within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The School is a collaborative effort of the Departments of Geography, Geology, and Environmental Science and Management, the Systems Science Program, the USGS Oregon Water Science Center, and the Institute for Natural Resources – Portland. The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively in PSU focus areas such as sustainability, internationalization, and community partnerships. Expertise in an interdisciplinary research environment and strong communication skills are important. A PhD in Geography or related fields is required at appointment. Expertise in understanding land surface and atmosphere interactions with respect to global change is preferred. Portland State University (PSU), located on a 50-acre campus in downtown Portland, is a nationally acclaimed leader in sustainability and community-based learning. The University’s position in the heart of Oregon’s economic and cultural center enables PSU students and faculty to apply scholarly theory to the real world problems of business and community organizations. Portland State offers more than 220 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree options, as well as graduate certificates and continuing education programs. PSU is Oregon’s largest and most diverse university, with some 30,000 students who come from all 50 states and from nearly 100 nations around the world. The Geography Department offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in Geography, a GIS minor, a Graduate Certificate in GIS, and a joint PhD in Earth, Environment, and Society through the School of the Environment. With over 30,000 students, PSU is the largest university in Oregon and enjoys a park-like downtown location. Applicants should submit: (1) a statement of interest describing how they would contribute to the Department’s teaching and research program; (2) a complete curriculum vitae; and (3) the names and addresses (including e-mail and fax) of three to five referees. We will begin reviewing applications September 16, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Read the full position description and apply at <https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/12762> Heejun Chang, PhD Professor and Chair, Department of Geography Faculty Fellow, Institute for Sustainable Solutions Affiliated Faculty, Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning Associated Faculty, Institute for Asian Studies Portland State University 424-G Cramer Hall Portland, OR 97201
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