Career Opportunities


Lecturer - Geoscience/Environmental Science (1-Year Appointment)

Posting Date

4/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title: Lecturer - Geoscience/Environmental Science
UW System Title: Lecturer

Essential Job Functions

The Department of Natural and Applied Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay invites applications for a one-year lecturer position to teach for the 2017-2018 academic year beginning August 21, 2017.

Candidates with expertise in soils, hydrogeology, environmental systems, physical geology, environmental science, and/or natural hazards are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach in-person lectures and lab courses, up to 27 contact hours, in a selection of the following: Geoscience, Environmental Science, Chemistry, and/or Environmental Science and Policy.

  • Hold weekly office hours.

The successful candidate will be expected to have potential for excellence in teaching and commitment to undergraduate education. Additionally, they should possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.



  • Master's Degree in soil science, geoscience, environmental science, earth science, environmental chemistry, or a related field at time of application
  • Earned PhD or ABD in soil science, geoscience, environmental science, earth science, environmental chemistry, or a related field from an accredited institution at time of application
  • Teaching and mentoring experience
  • Background in soil science, environmental chemistry, hydrogeology, and/or GIS

Conditions of Appointment

Position is an Academic Staff appointment. Percentage of appointment will vary depending on qualifications/experience, but is expected to be between 60% and 100%. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.  

Total Compensation Estimator:

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "13063"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Lecturer - Geoscience/Environmental Science (1-Year Appointment)"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts of primary undergraduate work and all graduate work
  • Names and contact information for three references

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Janet Ludke
Phone: (920) 465-2681

Application Deadline

Please submit application materials by Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.