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.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
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.
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/.