Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Water Science at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

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Sunday, March 13, 2022 - 20:45


The Department of Natural & Applied Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay invites applications for a tenure-track position in Water Science. We seek a broadly-trained scientist, with expertise in areas of applied science including aqueous or environmental geochemistry, interaction of surface and subsurface waters, or related areas. The successful candidate will instruct various classes in water science and related programs, be committed to student learning, and is expected to develop a successful research program.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

Teach introductory and upper-level courses in water science, aqueous geochemistry, soils, and one or more additional related courses, such as: hydrology, environmental systems, one or more groundwater courses, and/or a course utilizing digital applications in water science & management.
Contribute to the Master’s Program in Environmental Science & Policy.
Contribute to ongoing development of the new program in Water Science.
Implement inclusive instructional strategies to increase support for students from underrepresented and first-generation backgrounds at UW-Green Bay.
Advise and mentor students.
Develop a strong research program involving collaboration with students, faculty, and individuals inside and outside the University.
Perform institutional and community service.
Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education. The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.



Earned doctorate in Geochemistry, Geology, Environmental Chemistry, Water Resources, or closely related field from an accredited institution.  ABD candidates will be considered; however, an earned doctorate in Geochemistry, Geology, Environmental Chemistry, Water Resources, or closely related field, from an accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal.  ABD candidates will be hired into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.


Experience teaching courses in water science, aqueous geochemistry, and related courses
Ability to teach one or more courses in soils, environmental systems, groundwater systems
Experience mentoring and training students in the field and to complete research activities
Expertise in environmental monitoring and/or geospatial technologies
Experience in procuring extramural funds to support research and outreach activities
Experience publishing research results in peer-reviewed journals

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, April 10, 2022.

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