Fwd: Two Tenure Track Positions

Susan Therese Meiers ST-Meiers at wiu.edu
Wed Apr 23 03:55:05 EST 2003


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Asst. /Assoc./Full Professor Tenure Track Faculty Position
					Wetland Biogeochemistry Institute and
  Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences
School of the Coast and Environment
  Louisiana State University
The Wetland Biogeochemistry Institute and the Department of
Oceanography and Coastal Sciences are seeking an individual for a
tenure-track faculty position to conduct research and develop courses
in the area of coastal wetland biogeochemistry with a focus on
functions and processes, global climate change science,
microbial-soil- plant relationships, and/or other biogeochemical
concerns.

Expectations include: 1) establishing a vigorous externally funded
research program, individually, and with co-investigators in the
Institute, the School, and the University, 2) publish research in
peer-reviewed journals, 3) develop and teach graduate and
undergraduate level courses related to the applicants particular area
of expertise and the needs of the Department, 4) direct graduate
students, and 5) oversee the Department's concentration in Wetland
Science and Management.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline with
training/research and publication experience in coastal wetland
biogeochemistry or a closely related wetland area. Applicants must
have evidence demonstrating the potential for achievement in research
and teaching and should have strong written and oral communications
skills. We anticipate filling the position at the assistant professor
level, but more senior candidates will be given full consideration.
Review of applicants will begin August 1,  2003 and will continue
until a suitable applicant is found.

The School of the Coast and the Environment has strong physical,
chemical, biological, ecological, and geological programs in near
shore, estuarine, and wetland environments, and a strong
environmental studies program. The School will be moving to a new
building during 2003.

Applications should consist of a CV, a statement of research/teaching
interests and accomplishments, and reprints if available. Applicants
should provide the names and contact information for three
individuals who would write a letter of recommendation upon request.
Applications should be submitted to:
Prof. Irv Mendelssohn
Chair, Search Committee
Wetland Biogeochemistry Institute .&
Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences
School of the Coast and Environment Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
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Associate/Full Professor (Senior Faculty Position) and Director
Wetland Biogeochemistry Institute and
Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences School of the Coast
and Environment
  Louisiana State University
The School of the Coast and Environment at Louisiana State University
is seeking a senior-level scientist to become Director of the Wetland
Biogeochemistry Institute and to teach in the Department of
Oceanography and Coastal Sciences. This is a tenure-track faculty
position.

Expectations include: 1) directing the Wetland Biogeochemistry
Institute, 2) establishing a vigorous, externally-funded research
program, individually, and with co-investigators in the Institute,
the School, and the University, 3) developing and teaching graduate
level and/or undergraduate level courses related to the applicant's
particular area of expertise and/or the needs of the Department where
there is particular interest in water column chemistry, and 4)
directing graduate students.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline with training
and research experience in coastal wetland biogeochemistry or a
closely related wetland area. Applicants must have demonstrated
potential for achievement in administration, research, and teaching,
and should have strong written and oral communication skills. We
anticipate filling the position at the associate or full professor
level. The position is open until filled and a review of applications
will begin 2 June 2003.

The Wetland Biogeochemistry Institute currently has 7 faculty members
and is advertising to fill another starting-level position. The
Institute has a strong research and publication record with extensive
experience with Louisiana coastal wetlands, and substantial
experience with other wetland regions in the US and internationally.

The Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences and associated
research units have strong physical, chemical, biological,
ecological, and geological programs in nearshore, estuarine, and
wetland environments. The School and most affiliated units will be
moving into a new building in 2003.

Applications should consist of a CV, a statement of research and
teaching interests, and 5 reprints of pertinent publications.
Applicants should provide the names and contact information for three
individuals who would write a letter of recommendation upon request.

Applications should be submitted to:
  Russell L. Chapman, Dean
School of the Coast and Environment
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
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