Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in the Area of Soil/Water Management
University of Windsor
Position # 002432TT-2023-SoE
The University of Windsor's School of the Environment, in the Faculty of Science, invites applications for a Tenure-Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of soil/water management with a focus that includes management approaches for soil health and freshwater resources. Expertise can include spatial approaches to soil health and water resources. Specific expertise in some combination of spatial and temporal changes to soil physical, chemical and/or biological properties with consideration of land-use and application to adaptive management strategies, quantification, and prediction of the effects of climate change and changing land and water use practices on Great Lakes water quality and quantity. This position is scheduled to commence July 1, 2023, subject to final budgetary approval and is being searched concurrently with a hydro-climatologist position.
The University of Windsor is a medium-sized university with a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research, offering a friendly and supportive environment for both living and learning. It is Canada’s southernmost university, and its border location provides unique cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities for faculty and students.
The Faculty of Science and the School of the Environment have world-class research facilities and strong national and international collaborations. This position has the potential to interact with research institutes and centres including the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER) and WE-SPARK Health Institute. For further information about the School of the Environment, visit our website at: https://www.uwindsor.ca/science/environment/.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in soil science/pedology, hydrology, resource management, environmental science or equivalent. Expertise in spatial science is desirable. Successful candidates will be expected to mount a productive and integrative research program, obtain external funding, and participate actively in graduate and undergraduate research and teaching in the Environmental Science and Environmental Studies and related certificates (e.g., GISc).
• a letter of application, including a statement confirming eligibility to work in Canada;
• a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
• an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion statement about your teaching and other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages single-spaced);
• Plans for future research, including a 2-page research proposal that represents your overall research program;
• samples of scholarly writing, including (if applicable) clear indications of your contribution to any jointly authored pieces;
• a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio demonstrating a potential for or evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that will include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at https://www.uwindsor.ca/ctl/502/teaching-dossiers;
• graduate transcripts; and
• three (3) current letters of reference forwarded directly by the referees to the Director, at the address or email listed below.
To ensure full consideration, complete an online application (http://www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions) found on the job advertisement by October 7, 2022. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointments committee.
Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:
Director, School of the Environment
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4,
Phone: 519-253-3000 Ext. 2708; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Windsor is situated on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations: the Ojibwa, the Odawa, and the Potawatomie. The University is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,000 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (women, Indigenous/Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) persons, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator (email@example.com). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (http://www.uwindsor.ca/ohrea). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.