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Sr. Researcher, Humanities Environmental Science Behavioral

Lewis and Clark Community College


East Alton, IL

Categories:
Analyst/ Research
Education
Scientific

Skill Level: Mid Level

Position Type: Full Time

~ Lewis and Clark Community College is a two-year higher education institution with multiple campuses, a river research center, a humanities center, a training center and Community Education Centers located throughout the more than 220,000-person college district, which reaches into seven counties. ~

In addition to offering associate degrees and certificates in more than 40 career programs and numerous transfer options, the college has something for just about everyone, including College for Kids, a nationally accredited dual credit program for high school students, GED completion and a robust Workforce Training Program, affiliated with the Houston Area Safety Council. Several colleges and universities also offer bachelor and master degree programs on Lewis and Clark's campus.

The college was founded in 1970 and began with 450 students. Today, it serves approximately 15,000 students annually and is a national and state award winning standout among Illinois community colleges.

Lewis and Clark employs 636 employees and adds $338.5 million in regional income annually, which represents 4.6 percent of the regional economy.

Position Overview

Develop independent and externally funded research program focused on action research placing humanities research at the intersection of the humanities and environmental sciences.

Work with the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) partners and affiliates in developing interdisciplinary and collaborative research projects designed to promote mutual understanding, respect, compassion, and equity among people of the global community with particular emphasis on environmental equity.

Responsibilities 

  • The following are duties that are normal for this position. The duties listed are not exclusive or all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.
  • Research will involve working directly with environmental scientists, communicating the results of leading edge scientific knowledge in the context of human impact.
  • Research and publications will aim to construct positive, research-based policy and practice solutions to current issues on local, national, and/or global scales.
  • The individual in this position will be expected to regularly publish research, develop successful grant proposals, possess strong quantitative and qualitative skills, and be willing to work with non-governmental entities in the private sector as well as governmental agencies at the local, national, and international levels.
  • The position will also require the ability to effectively communicate research findings to management agencies, the scientific community, the media, and the general public.
  • The individual in this position will be responsible for planning, conducting, and supervising research that relates to gaining insights in the scientific study of the environment resulting in improved environmental equity for communities and disenfranchised people throughout the world.

Qualifications 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • To be considered, candidates must have a Ph.D. in a core Humanities discipline. Preferred candidates will be mid-career (i.e., associate or late assistant level) with a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and evidence of sustained success in attracting external research funding.
  • Candidates should have strong quantitative and qualitative skills, a history of working on collaborative and multidisciplinary research projects, and career goals/research interests that complement the MJCH mission.
  • Evidence of ability in stakeholder engagement, mentoring graduate and/or undergraduate students, and an interest in public outreach is desired.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated potential for developing a successful research program blending the research protocols of the humanities with those of the environmental sciences.

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Contact Information:
http://lcstage.lc.edu/

 
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