Providence University College invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences. By the time of appointment, applicants must have earned a PhD degree in environmental science, geoscience, or a related field. In addition to their specialty in the environment, the ideal candidate should have knowledge of a variety of biological and/or chemical sciences.
The successful candidate will teach a combination of courses and labs each semester, mentor science majors, and contribute to the growing science program at Providence. This hire will spearhead the development of a four-year Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science major) to compliment the existing Health Science major. As is typical within Providence, this position is predominantly a teaching-focused faculty position. Research and/or public scholarship goals are additional assets.
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will have:
A doctorate in a biological, chemical, environmental, or geological science
Teaching experience at the undergraduate level
Knowledge of pedagogical best practices for in-person and online courses
Lab experience and technical skills
Leadership skills and an interest in programmatic development
Evidence of mentorship potential
Ability to work well with students, staff, and faculty in a collegial environment
Desire to infuse their Christian faith into all aspects of their role
The successful candidate will:
Commit to Christian higher education
Support the Providence mission, vision, and values
Affirm the Statement of Faith
Agree to abide by the Covenant of Community Life
To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) and statement of teaching philosophy by email to:
Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji, University College Dean
Application deadline is January 31, 2022. The targeted start date for this position is July 1, 2022. Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only candidates who are invited to interview will be contacted. Those contacted for an interview will be asked to provide contact details for three references.