The Department of Environmental Science and Management (ESM) at Portland State University (PSU) invites applicants for a 9-month, full-time, non-tenure-track continuous appointment instructional position at the rank of Sr. Instructor I with specialization in environmental and natural resource policy and management, starting in the Fall 2019. The position will be expected to spend a majority of time as an instructor for the department. Course load will be at least five courses per year, including undergraduate and graduate courses on subjects such as project management, environmental policy/regulations, or environmental impact assessment. In addition to instructing ESM courses the position will be responsible for developing and nurturing relationships with community partners to curate graduate research project and internship opportunities for ESM's Masters of Environmental Management (MEM), Professional Science Masters (PSM), and undergraduate programs. The MEM and PSM programs are non-thesis, professional graduate training programs focused on preparing students for professional careers in the fields of environmental science and management at public, private, and nonprofit organizations.
We are specifically seeking an individual who brings demonstrated expertise on project management, environmental policy/regulations, or environmental assessment applied to management of integrated socio-ecological systems, climate change, and/or environmental restoration. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in natural resource/environmental management or related field with a strong focus on environmental policy. Given the professional focus of the MEM and PSM programs, candidates should also have professional experience in a management field, a demonstrated track record of partnerships with public, private, or nonprofit organizations, and passion for working with students. The successful candidate be able to work collaboratively with partner organizations, faculty, and students; and advise individual or teams of graduate students.
ESM offers undergraduate Bachelor of Science degrees in Environmental Science and Environmental Studies; the MEM, PSM, and a thesis-based Masters of Science degree; and a joint Ph.D. in the Earth, Environment, and Society program. To learn more about ESM, please Click Here.
PhD in natural resource/environmental management or closely related field, or a combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated experience in project management, environmental policy/regulations, or environmental assessment applied to management of integrated socio-ecological systems, climate change, and/or environmental restoration.
Experience teaching and engaging with undergraduate and graduate students.
Evidence of having worked collaboratively across disciplines.
Demonstrated track record of partnerships with public, private, or nonprofit organizations.
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Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities, the University's innovative approach to education combines academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships and classroom projects with community partners. The University's 49-acre downtown campus exhibits Portland State's commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 124 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum. PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe. PSU seeks talented individuals who understand our values and strategic goals and enjoy sharing ideas and collaborating in an environment of mutual respect to achieve those values and goals. We are committed to leading through engagement and seek individuals who support this strategy. Engagement describes Portland State's collaborative approach to the exchange of knowledge and resources with local, regional, national, and global partners for mutual benefit of students, faculty, and the community. As a component of the Diversity Action Plan and the President's... Strategic Mission of achieving global excellence, Portland State University strives to become an institution that is recognized nationally and internationally for the accomplishments of its faculty, the reputation of its programs, and the preparation of it students as world citizens. For more information visit http://www.pdx.edu/about-portland-state