Open Position

Search No: 12911
Date Published:

Assistant Professor - Structural Geology

Tenure-track position. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Special Notes:
Candidates who are invited to campus for interviews must have official undergraduate and graduate transcripts sent by their degree granting institutions prior to the interview data.

Ph.D. is preferred at the time appointment, but outstanding ABDs will be considered. We seek first and foremost an outstanding teaching or the demonstrated potential to become one. Ability to develop and teach Geophysics is desirable. Interest and/or experience with Appalachian geology are also desirable.

Primary upper level teaching responsibilities will be courses in Structural Geology, Geological Field Mapping, and Computer Methods. Introductory teaching responsibilities will include Physical Geology. The department also seeks candidates who will contribute to the University's general education curriculum with its emphasis on a common First Year Seminar and core curriculum courses that enhance student's critical thinking, and the College's support of interdisciplinary programs of study. The normal teaching load includes one upper level and one introductory course per semester. Release time will be given to the successful candidate during the first three years to facilitate the development of a high quality, externally supported research program.

Application Procedure:
Applicants must send a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statements of research plans and teaching philosophy, and selected reprints, as a single PDF file referencing Search 12911 to Applicants must also request that three letters of reference be sent to the same address. All applications and supporting material must include your name and the position number in the subject line of the email.

Application Deadline:
Review will begin on November15 and continue until position is filled.

Background Check Required:

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