The Department of Geological Sciences at Central Washington University invites applications for a 9-month full-time Lecturer position in Mineralogy, Petrology and general geology beginning September 16, 2019. The person hired will teach an average of 15 credit hours per quarter (2-3 courses), including a combination of introductory and intermediate-level undergraduate courses. The department has approximately 75 undergraduate majors and 20 Master’s degree graduate students, and offers a BS and BA in Geology, a BS in Environmental Geological Sciences, a Geology specialization in Environmental Sciences, and an MS in Geological Sciences. See www.geology.cwu.edu for more information about the department, faculty, students and programs.
Master’s degree in Geological Sciences or related field
Demonstrated teaching potential
Expertise in mineralogy and hand-sample petrology suitable to teaching those courses
Evidence of the potential to be a dynamic instructor who can engage a diversity of students
Demonstrated commitment to working with a multi-cultural population and adherence to the university philosophy supporting diversity
Ph.D. in Geological Sciences or related field
Demonstrated teaching experience in Mineralogy and Petrology
Potential to teach introductory majors’ course in Quantitative Reasoning for Geoscientists
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.