Professor of Practice in Earth & Environmental Sciences, Tulane University

published Jan 25, 2022 9:13am

Jan 25, 2022 - Feb 14, 2022


The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences looks to fill a Professor of Practice position to begin as early as July 1, 2022. We seek a broadly trained environmental geoscientist committed to teaching in the field of Earth and Environmental data and geospatial sciences. Expertise could include, but is not limited to, remote sensing, data analytics and programming, and geographical information science. The candidate will be expected to teach an advanced GIS course, along with other electives within the applicant's area of specialization as part of the undergraduate and graduate curriculums, and the interdisciplinary GIS Certificate Program. The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of three courses per semester; other responsibilities of this position may include teaching introductory Earth science courses, teaching a service-learning course, and service to the educational mission of the department and university. The position has no research expectations; however, opportunities to supervise and mentor undergraduate student research are available. This is a non-tenured, full-time academic year (9-month), teaching position with an initial 3-year appointment and opportunity for longer-term renewals.

How to apply:

Applicants should submit a CV and cover letter that highlights why they are interested in this opportunity, prior experiences educating and mentoring undergraduate students, and how they build educational environments that are equitable and inclusive for all. Review of applications will begin Feb 14, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with appropriate experience and with strengths that match our departmental needs will be asked for further information after the first round of review. Applications must be submitted electronically via the online portal. Any inquiries may be directed to Dr. Nicole Gasparini (, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118-5698.

About Tulane:

Tulane is in New Orleans -– a city with tremendous diversity of cultures and community. Tulane is actively building a campus culture based on values of equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism. Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory, diverse work and learning environment. Tulane does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, military status, veteran status (or any other classification protected by applicable law) in any of its programs, activities, or employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. For more information on this policy and its purpose, please read the Equal Opportunity/Anti-Discrimination Policy. Further information about the department and university can be obtained online. Tulane University is an EEO/ADA/AA employer.