Follow the application procedures in the announcement. After screening by a search committee, successful candidates will complete an employment application, provided by the university or which can be downloaded as a (.pdf).
Bloomsburg University of PA invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level (AA# 41-3-53) to begin fall semester 2014. We seek a Soil Scientist with a focus on Food Systems/Agricultural Science. The successful candidate will be expected to teach upper-level courses in soils science and food systems/agricultural science as well as introductory courses in geography and environmental science to complete a 12-hour per semester teaching load. The successful candidate will participate in service to the department, develop an active research program that involves undergraduates and will seek external funding. Preference will be given to candidates with a focus on applications that will complement the developing Center for Earth and Environmental Sciences within the Department of Environmental, Geographical and Geological Sciences. Applicant must have a Ph.D. or doctorate from an accredited institution by August 22, 2015.
The preferred candidate will have experience teaching in classroom, laboratory settings, and in the field, a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, and demonstrate an ability to work with diverse populations. Finalists for this position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process including a teaching demonstration. The successful candidate must be recommended by the majority of the regular, full-time faculty. Prior to a final offer of employment the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification and criminal background check.
Please submit an application packet including a letter addressing the requirements above, a curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and at least three recommendation names and phone numbers to Dr. Stephen Whisner, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. It is encouraged but not required that three letters of recommendation be included in the initial application. This position is contingent upon available funding.
For full consideration, completed applications must be received by January 13, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.
Bloomsburg University of PA encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EOE employer. Visit our Department website: http://departments.bloomu.edu/geo/