The Department of Environmental Sciences within Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University invites applications from candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position focusing on applied environmental chemistry and global change.
The position is at the Assistant Professor rank and begins in September 2018. The University seeks an individual with teaching and research interests in understanding the behavior of chemicals in the environment, assessing chemical impacts, and/or reducing, preventing, and managing pollutants. They are interested in expertise that can incorporate considerations of global change as it relates to climate or air, water, or soil quality.
The successful candidate will demonstrate how their research informs environmental policy or management strategies. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate dedication to effective teaching and high-impact learning practices. They must also be able to demonstrate an ability to develop and sustain a research program and to mentor students and engage them in both laboratory and fieldwork.
WWU is consistently ranked as the top public comprehensive university in the Pacific Northwest (http://www.wwu.edu). The new hire will join a strong and diverse group of faculty and will have a unique opportunity to help shape WWU’s environmental and sustainability efforts.