Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part- to full-time position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Geology to begin either September 1, 2018, or February 1, 2019.
Major/Essential Functions: The annual teaching assignment will between 2 and 4 course equivalents (seven courses comprise a full load), depending upon the particular needs and strengths of the successful candidate. Primary teaching responsibilities will include introductory geology labs and a 200-level historical geology lab in the spring semester. Additional responsibilities may include: an introductory environmental geochemistry lab (fall semester), a naturalist course (spring semester), and/or a one-month January Term experiential course determined by candidate and appropriate to the candidate’s expertise.
Application and Institution Information: To apply, visit https://gustavus.edu/jobs/ and complete the online application. The application materials that must be uploaded include: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; undergraduate and graduate transcripts (scanned copies acceptable); and the names and contact information for three professional references. At least one of the references must be able to address teaching experience and effectiveness.
For more details, visit the College’s website at https://gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Laura Triplett at firstname.lastname@example.org. For full consideration, applications must be received by April 9, 2018. While applications may be accepted after this date, it is not guaranteed that they will be considered.
The Gustavus Department of Geology graduates approximately eight majors each year and additionally serves substantial numbers of students in Environmental Studies and Geography programs. The Department prepares students for graduate programs and for employment in geoscience-related professions. Students are engaged in research experiences both within and outside of classes.
Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2200 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet
Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in geology (or a related field), but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status or who have obtained a master’s degree. Candidates must have demonstrated effectiveness in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who have prior experience with college-level teaching. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate.
Gustavus Adolphus College is a highly selective, private, coeducational, residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. The college is guided by five core values: community, excellence, faith, justice, and service.