The Department of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Dallas is search, at short notice, for fill a non-tenure track lecturer position in the field of Structural Geology/Tectonics. The position is to be filled in early January for the 2017 spring semester, with a possible re-appointment for the summer term, and possibly beyond. Candidates for this position should have completed all requirements for the PhD by January 1, 2017, and are expected to have research interests in structural geology and related field. The principal assignment is an undergraduate-level structural geology class in the spring term, with the potential for the advanced (second part of the (field geology course for one month in the summer term.
The ideal candidate will have had experience in teach both of these classes. The position may continue during the 2017-2018 academic year, based on availability of a position and funding. Opportunities exist to build upon our traditional collaborations with the petroleum and minerals industry in areas that encompass carbon dioxide sequestration and the exploration and development of petroleum and mineral resources.
The Department of Geosciences has strong and expanding undergraduate and graduate programs. UTD is a relatively young and rapidly growing institution. It attracts very talented students (mean freshman SAT> 1250) with great diversity and is situated in a metropolitan area that is undergoing rapid growth. Applications will be reviewed as soon as received.
Questions about the position may be directed to the Department Head, Professor John W. Geissman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants should submit a complete resume/CV, a statement of teaching experience, and 3 or more references, through the online application system available at http://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/7097.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Earned Ph.D. in Geosciences or a closely related field. with post-secondary teaching experience in at least two classes of comparable content.
1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).
2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some... of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.