|Title:||Assistant/Associate Professor-Environmental Science|
The College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) is seeking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual in the area of Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources, and Sustainability for a tenured track position of Assistant Professor. CAUSES embodies the land-grant mission of the University of the District of Columbiaand integrates academic, agricultural experiment station, and cooperative extension services programs. This integrative approach is reflected in the commitment to connect teaching, research and community engagement with the goal of providing a top-quality, affordable education.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Position Status: Full-Time, Permanent Tenure Track
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with Rank and Experience
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC
Brief Description of Duties:
Teaching Graduate and Undergraduate courses in the department of Environmental Sciences and the Professional Science Master's Degree program in the Water Resources Management; engaging students in the community end region through service learning and applied research; establishing externally-funded research; advising students; developing and maintaining partnerships with the college’s private sector partners. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence and to an on-going program of research and publication.
Ph.D. Degree in an Environmental Science or a related field with strong experience in developing and managing water quality research programs and laboratories, in Environmental Sciences, Water Resources Management and Geographical Information System and/or related fields.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.
Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for Health and Life Insurance, Annual (vacation) and Sick Leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s Retirement Plan (TIAA-CREF).
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity/.