Assistant or Associate Professor Groundwater Resources at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point


Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor Groundwater Resources

UW System Title and Code: Assistant or Associate Professor (C40NN/C30NN)

FTE: 100%

Position Information:

Work Location : Trainer Natural Resources Building, 800 Reserve Street, Stevens Point

Supervisor : Christine Thomas, Dean

Department: The College of Natural Resources

Department Description:

The College of Natural Resources supports premier undergraduate natural resource program sixth 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.

University Description:

Through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge, UW-Stevens Point stimulates intellectual growth, provides a liberal education, and prepares students for a diverse sustainable world. The university is committed to creating a safe, inclusive learning community for all faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Visit for more information about UW-Stevens Point and for more information about the Stevens Point community.


Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources (CNR) and the University of Wisconsin Division of Cooperative Extension 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 the groundwater quantity and quality, and for Extension outreach an applied research in groundwater for Wisconsin’s citizens, agencies, and nongovernmental organizations. One of the primary outreach responsibilities will be developing a groundwater outreach education program. In this outreach, the successful candidate will develop client audiences for their applied research, and work with the network of Extension faculty and staff across the state to serve the state’s needs. As a CNR faculty member, the successful candidate will report directly to the Dean of the CNR and provide service to the college


Required Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • The ability to communicate technical information to lay audiences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years post-graduate experience in a water resource-related field.
  • Experience teaching undergraduate students.
  • Experience with applied groundwater flow modeling.
  • Grant writing and project management experience.


Special Notes:

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. UW-Stevens Point values diversity and inclusion as supported by our mission, “Through the discovery, dissemination and application of knowledge, UW-Stevens Point fosters intellectual growth, provides a broad-based education, models community engagement and prepares students for success in a diverse and sustainable world.”

Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process should contact Human Resources and Affirmative Action at 715-346-2606 or .

The safety and success of students, faculty, and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is paramount. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires the distribution of an annual security report to all current and prospective students, faculty, and staff. You may obtain the complete report at

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

An offer of employment will require a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.


How To Apply: Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. To return to a draft application, click on the “My Activities” link at the top of the screen after logging in. Once you click on Submit Application, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. After submitting the application, you will receive an Application Confirmation email from the application system.

Refer to the supplemental “How To Apply” document in the posting for more information.

Anticipated Appointment Date: July 1, 2019

Terms of Employment: This is a tenure-track, 12-month faculty position. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Deadline: To ensure consideration, completed online applications must be received by end of day, 11:59 pm, on April 22, 2019. However, screening may continue until the needs of the recruitment are met.

Required Materials: Files must be complete to be considered. Submission in PDF format is preferred for all attachments. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications and experience
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching, Research and Outreach
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts required of finalist)

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Position Contact: For additional information regarding the position, please call or email:

Paul McGinley, Search and Screen Committee


Phone: 715-346-4501

Human Resources Contact: If you have any questions regarding the application process, need special arrangements, or if you submitted your application with missing materials, please call or email:

Anna Golackson-Timblin


Phone: 715-346-2606