Position Summary: The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program that expands the scope of our departmental capabilities while complementing and integrating with our existing strengths. S/he will supervise student research at undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D. levels as well as teach an average of three classes per academic year at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Doctorate in planetary geosciences or a related field at time of application Ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses suiting the needs of the department Expertise in planetary or early Earth geology, as indicated by dissertation research, peer-reviewed publications, and/or industry experience Potential to develop an externally funded research program
Demonstrated scholarship and teaching excellence in planetary geosciences or a related field Ability to teach field-based courses Potential for collaborative research with UI faculty Excellent written and oral communication skills Commitment to enhancing diversity in the geological sciences
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Posting Number: F000734P
Posting Date: 10/23/2018
Closing Date: 12/20/2018
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions: To apply for this position, please submit the following materials: Cover Letter describing your qualifications for this position Current CV (including a list of refereed publications and record of funding) Statement of teaching interests and pedagogical philosophy (2 page maximum) Statement of research interests and experience (2 page maximum) Names, affiliations, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references Statement on contributions to diversity and inclusion (upload to Other Document 1 field)
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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