Portland State University — Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Management

The Department of Environmental Science and Management (ESM) at Portland State University (PSU) invites applicants for a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Management position with specialization in social science aspects of environmental management, starting Fall 2017. We are seeking a social scientist who uses empirical methods to conduct environmental justice research related to urban ecosystems, climate change, indigenous studies, air quality and/or environmental restoration and who can conduct research in coupled human-natural systems.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a PhD degree in the social sciences, natural resource management, environmental science, or related field, as well as experience teaching at the undergraduate level. They will also have a strong record of research scholarship, publication, and grant support, be able to maintain a grant-funded research program, and contribute to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

This position is funded through PSU’s University Studies general education program and the teaching responsibilities include a year-long interdisciplinary Freshmen Inquiry class, one section of a Sophomore Inquiry course and one ESM departmental course. The successful candidate is expected to work collaboratively across disciplines within the School of the Environment, comprised of Geology, Geography, Environmental Science & Management, and Systems Science.

ESM offers undergraduate degrees in Environmental Science and Environmental Studies, three Master’s degrees, and a joint Ph.D. in Earth, Environment, and Society through the School of the Environment.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

PSU is an AA/EO Institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.

You can apply for this position online at https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/21315