The Department of Geological Sciences invites applications for a full time fixed-term faculty position, with an initial two-year contract and the possibility of subsequent appointment with a multiyear contract, at the rank of Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin August 12, 2019.
The successful candidate will organize and teach the department's capstone six-week summer field course in New Mexico/Colorado. Additionally, s/he will teach an elective undergraduate course in Geomorphology every other year and introductory level geology courses. The hire will also mentor and organize graduate students who teach freshman-level laboratories. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with current faculty to improve or develop introductory-level courses through the design and implementation of best-practice pedagogies (e.g., argument-driven inquiry, CUREs, etc.). Appropriate service to the university, community, and profession is expected.
Special Instructions To Application:
Screening will begin December 3, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, applicants must submit an online candidate profile, cover letter, and curriculum vitae at www.jobs.ecu.edu. Official transcripts required upon employment.
Additionally, arrange for three signed, original letters of reference to be sent to: Dr. Eric Horsman East Carolina University Department of Geological Sciences 101 Graham Building Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Minimum qualifications for appointment as Teaching Instructor include a MS in Geology or related field, such as Geophysics or Oceanography, and a demonstrated record in effectively teaching geology at the college level. PhD in Geology or related field, such as Geophysics or Oceanography, is required for appointment as Teaching Assistant Professor. Degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 936809
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Geological Sciences is an academic unit in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences at East Carolina University. The mission of the department is to prepare students for the workforce and to conduct high-quality teaching, service, and research about Earth processes, materials, and resources that have societal impact and relevance. Academic programs include a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master of Science degree, and a certificate in Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology.
East Carolina University (www.ecu.edu) is a member of the 17-campus University of North Carolina System and is classified as a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University. ECU enrolls around 29,000 students, with over 5,500 pursuing graduate and professional degrees. Located in Greenville, NC (pop. 90,000), ECU lies approximately 80 miles east of Raleigh and a short distance from the Atlantic coast.
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