Location: Framingham, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Jun 7 2019 Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
The Department of Physics and Earth Science at Framingham State University invites applications for a full-time temporary position in Earth Science with an emphasis on the interaction of climate and surficial processes.
The successful candidate will teach three class sections per semester, advise majors and undeclared students, and serve the University through committee work. Teaching responsibilities will include GEOL 231 Environmental Geology, a field methods class, as well as other classes as needed. The successful candidate will aid in the development of new intermediate and advanced classes in Department's curriculum.
Teaching in classrooms, laboratory; office hours; field work courses
We seek an enthusiastic, committed, individual with demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching that will engage students in our liberal arts university setting. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geology, Geochemistry, Geophysics or a closely related field at the time of hire, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and be able to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and faculty. Candidates should be sure to describe their experience with or a demonstrated willingness to participate in teaching, mentoring, research or service activities that promote the growth of an equitable, diverse, and inclusive academic environment.
This is a full-time, temporary, exempt, benefits-eligible position in the Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA) bargaining unit at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with experience in accordance with Appendix O of the MSCA contract (http://mscaunion.org/day-and-dgce-contracts/)
Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.
Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 111456
About Framingham State University
Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located just 20 miles west of Boston. Framingham State University is committed to Inclusive Excellence through collaborative and sustainable partnerships with faculty, staff, students and the greater community. At FSU, we encourage a supportive, diverse and collaborative environment in which we learn from each other through informed and open communication, institutional practices and community engagement. FSU provides a culturally relevant education that includes a beautiful campus with 53 undergraduate and graduate programs, a highly personalized teaching environment, and unparalleled commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.Framingham State University is honored to be recognized for the second year as a recipient of the INSIGHT into Diversity prestigious 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. The HEED award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion throughout their campuses.