The Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences at Montana State University, Bozeman (http://landresources.montana.edu) is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position in quantitative watershed analysis (55% research, 35% teaching, 10% service). The department will be hiring an enthusiastic individual who will embrace a multi-disciplinary approach to quantitative watershed hydrology and understanding the couplings among natural, agricultural, and human systems. Research responsibilities include developing a nationally competitive program in quantitative hydrologic analysis and environmental simulation modeling, complementing departmental strengths in soil science, aquatic and terrestrial landscape hydroecology, biogeochemistry, land-atmosphere interactions, restoration ecology, cropping systems, land reclamation, and spatial sciences. The position is responsible for teaching courses that emphasize quantitative analysis and geophysical simulation modeling at undergraduate and graduate levels.
The successful candidate will participate in high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs, including undergraduate curricular advising, undergraduate research advising, and training of graduate students.
Applications can be submitted to https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/18294, where more details about the position are also available. Screening will begin December 20th 2019 and applications will be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.
Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting, and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment.
Equal opportunity employer, Veterans/Disabled.
Ph.D. in Hydrology or closely related field with a background in quantitative hydrology, spatial and numerical modeling techniques, and statistical analysis.
Demonstrated research achievement in the hydrological sciences.
Demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate instruction and student mentoring.
Publication record in peer-reviewed journals commensurate with time since terminal degree.
Demonstrated or potential ability to secure extramural funding, independently and with interdisciplinary teams.
Experience in quality undergraduate and/or graduate instruction and mentoring.
Academic or professional training in supportive fields, including environmental simulation modeling and model optimization.
Evidence of success in modeling and integrated multi-disciplinary watershed research leading to the development of principles and concepts important to land resource management in agricultural and natural ecosystems.
Ability to interact across academic disciplines and cultural diversity, both within the university and with external constituents.
Ability to mentor a diverse student body, including women and minorities.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications
About Land Resources and Environmental Sciences - Montana State University
The Land Resources and Envrionmental Sciences Department at Montana State University brings together disciplines related to soils, microorganisms, insects, plants, climate, and water to address issues affecting cropland, rangeland, forests, reclaimed land, extreme environments, and protected natural areas.
Through our research, outreach, and teaching, we strive to integrate scientifically-sound information across spatial and temporal scales to enhance productivity of managed lands, facilitate knowledge-based adoption of sustainable practices, and produce broadly educated students prepared for careers in the environmental sciences.