Visiting Assistant Professor, Geology - Waterville, ME, USA

The Department of Geology at Colby College in Waterville, ME, USA, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position specializing in paleoclimate, paleoceanography, global environmental change, geomorphology, surface processes, or related fields.

Logistics

The position would begin 1 September 2021.

Description

The successful candidate will teach a sophomore-level course on Earth's climate and paleoclimate history with a lab in 2021-22.

The position can be extended for a second year if the successful candidate also is qualified to teach a sophomore-level geomorphology course with a lab in 2022-23.

Other teaching duties may include introductory geology course(s) and/or upper-level undergraduate elective(s) in the candidate's area of specialty for a total of four course equivalents per year.

Our ideal candidate will be able to offer both field- and lab-based study of past environmental change and geomorphology in Maine to give students hands-on experience.

The successful candidate will have access to instrumentation and facilities in the Departments of Geology and Chemistry for research and teaching. These include a powder-XRD, micro-XRF, SEM-EDS, CHNSO Elemental Analyzer, ICP-OES, petrographic and binocular microscopes, and sediment-sieving equipment.

Requirements

The search committee is especially interested in someone who can teach and mentor a diverse student population.

A PhD at the time of appointment is preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered.

Applications

Applications close 11 January 2021.

For more details about the position, and to apply, go to: http://www.colby.edu/administration_cs/humanresources/employment/geology-visiting-assistant-professor.cfm

Further information

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