UNC-W Assistant Professor position in Environmental Protection

Vacancy # 16F-349
Position # 6005

The Department of Environmental Sciences (EVS) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) seeks a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental Protection starting August 2021. The successful candidate will create and maintain a robust field and lab-based research agenda (dedicated lab space available) focused on issues such as pollution prevention, monitoring, compliance and control, pollution remediation, and environmental impact assessment. The applicant must actively engage the regional community to understand, address, and resolve environmental issues, especially issues of environmental justice. The ability to investigate, sample, measure, and assess hazardous environmental agents in various environmental media is expected. The candidate will teach three courses per semester, including Introduction to Environmental Sciences or Global Environmental Issues, and one or more courses in the candidate’s area of specialty. Service to the department, college, university, and the profession is also required.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree, or equivalent, by the start of the Fall 2021 semester in Environmental Science, Environmental Protection, or a closely related field. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to generate externally funded research, publish in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and maintain a strong commitment to teaching and working in an interdisciplinary academic context. Candidates with both practical and academic expertise are encouraged to apply.

UNCW, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking in a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives. EVS offers an interdisciplinary curriculum, drawing upon the resources of many related fields to provide the rigorous analyses necessary to understand environmental problems and formulate environmentally-sound solutions.

Applications must be submitted at dumasc. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Ms. Jennifer Royal at royalj.

UNCW’s culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents.