Assistant or Associate Professor of Groundwater Resources
College of Natural Resources, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
July 25, 2018
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Commensurate with Experience
Full Time - Entry Level
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources (CNR) and the University of Wisconsin Division of Extension and Public Media are seeking to fill a joint full time (12-month) tenure track position. This faculty appointment will be in the CNR’s Fisheries and Water Resources Discipline and in Cooperative Extension’s Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources with responsibilities for undergraduate teaching (25%) in the CNR and outreach education (75%) for Cooperative Education through the CNR’s Center for Watershed Science and Education (CWSE). The faculty member will be responsible for six credits annually of undergraduate courses in the CNR focused on groundwater quantity and quality, and for Extension outreach and applied research in groundwater for Wisconsin’s citizens, agencies, and nongovernmental organizations. One of the primary outreach responsibilities will be developing a groundwater outreach program that contributes to the CWSE and serves the state’s needs. In this outreach role, the successful candidate must be visible and accessible to client audiences, and work with the network of Extension faculty and staff across the state. As a CNR faculty member, the successful candidate will report directly to the Dean of the CNR and provide service to the college.
Completed a Ph.D. in hydrology, hydrogeology or an allied field by the time of appointment.
Academic preparation and research interests that includes management of groundwater quantity and/or quality.
Training and experience in applied groundwater flow modeling.
The ability to communicate technical information to lay audiences.
At least 3 years post-graduate experience in a water resource-related field.
Experience teaching undergraduate students.
Grant writing and project management experience.
Internal Number: 14231
About College of Natural Resources, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
The College of Natural Resources supports premier undergraduate natural resource programs with disciplines in Fisheries and Water Resources, Forestry, Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management, Soil and Waste Resources, Wildlife Ecology, and the Department of Paper Science and Chemical Engineering. The University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service extends university resources to the citizens and communities of the state by conducting, applying, and conveying relevant university research.