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The Environmental Studies Program and Department of Geography at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with a research and teaching focus on soil science and resource management. The appointment will begin September 1, 2022. Teaching responsibilities include introductory physical geography (landforms and soils) and Environmental Studies courses, and upper-division courses in soil science, environmental conservation/resource management, and other courses in candidate’s area of expertise that meet program needs. Successful candidate will be expected to maintain active research agenda, advise majors, and participate in program building.

A regional, comprehensive university committed to the teacher-scholar model, UW Oshkosh is part of the University of Wisconsin System and has a total enrollment of over 10,000 students. The Environmental Program and Department of Geography are housed in the College of Letters & Science, the largest of UW Oshkosh’s four colleges, and draw on a vibrant and engaged student body. Located in the state’s third most populous metropolitan area, comprised of a number of mid-sized cities along the Fox River and the state’s largest inland lake, Oshkosh offers a nice combination of amenities and relatively low cost living and is also within driving distance of Milwaukee and Madison, Chicago, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:
  1. a cover letter explaining their interdisciplinary range, experience, and compatibility with both Environmental Studies and Geography;
  2. a teaching statement, a list of courses they can teach or would like to develop, and teaching evaluations if available;
  3. research agenda;
  4. curriculum vitae;
  5. electronic copies of a maximum of 3 publications
  6. list of 3 professional references who may be contacted for letters of recommendation (at least one from the candidate's current institution)
  7. unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (official transcripts will be requested of all finalists)
Online application here: https://careers.uwosh.edu/cw/en-us/job/498710/assistant-professor-for-environmental-studies
For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at recruitment@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166.

Location: Oshkosh, WI
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Start Date: September 1, 2022
Job Type: Other


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Name: Human Resources
Email: recruitment@uwosh.edu
Phone: 920-424-1166

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