The Environmental Studies department at Davidson College invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position in Environmental Geochemistry or Environmental Biogeochemistry, beginning July 1, 2019. The ideal candidate will be able to teach lower-level courses in Environmental Geology and Environmental Science and as well as upper-level offerings in their specialty. Preference will be given to candidates working on issues related to pollution, climate, or geology-ecology interactions. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Environmental Science, Geochemistry, Earth Science, Geoscience, or a related field by July 2019, a strong commitment to undergraduate education and interdisciplinarity, and a willingness to mentor undergraduate research projects. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters, including at least one lower-level course per year.
Apply online only at http://employment.davidson.edu. Position is open until filled; review of applications begins on March 5, 2019. Application materials include a detailed cover letter with discrete sections describing: 1) teaching philosophy, 2) research interests, and 3) how teaching, research, and/or service might contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion, a CV, and names and contact information of references. Our system will automatically send an email to upload a recommendation letter.
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