The Center for Earth and Environmental Science at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Environmental Science beginning August 2013. Applicants should be broadly trained in local and regional scale environmental planning with emphasis in areas of land-use, infrastructure, or natural resources. Experience with planning in built and natural environments or at the wildland-urban interface, GIS applications or participatory processes are especially relevant. Candidates must demonstrate both commitment to and effectiveness in teaching at the undergraduate level.
Responsibilities include: The successful candidate will contribute to Center programs in environmental science, geography, and environmental studies and will be expected to teach courses in environmental planning principles and methods, introductory and applied GIS, and an advanced course in her or his area of expertise. Candidates must demonstrate the capacity for continuing scholarship and a willingness to engage undergraduate students in their research. Responsibilities also include student advisement and service to the department and college. The successful applicant may be expected to participate in the University's graduate programs.
Required Qualifications: A PhD in Planning or a related field is required at the time of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate the promise for effective teaching.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates should provide evidence for effective environmental planning in built and natural environments at local or regional scales, empirical experiences in planning practices, proficiency in quantitative and qualitative methods of analysis and the capacity to develop an integrative planning practicum. Preference will be given to those who express a willingness to engage undergraduate students in research and who emphasize effective oral and written communication skills in their teaching.
SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity.
Salary: $48,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials received by December 3, 2012 will be guaranteed full consideration. Please apply to http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu/postings/4040 and include a cover letter, resume or C.V., statements of teaching and research philosophies, and contact information for three confidential references. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.