Location: Oneonta, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Sep 19 2019 Job Description:
The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Structural Geology beginning Fall 2020. Your professional obligation is for a ten-month academic year. Expectations include teaching, research, student advisement, college service, and continuing professional development.
The eight-member Department is multi-disciplinary with undergraduate programs in geology, earth science, earth science education, and meteorology. The Department strongly encourages its faculty to conduct/supervise research projects that involve undergraduates. We have a strong history of excellence in teaching, faculty-student mentoring, and continued contact with alumni. The Department is part of the School of Sciences, which consists of 10 academic departments and 2,500 students majoring in 23 programs. To learn more about the College or the Department, please visit https://suny.oneonta.edu/ or https://suny.oneonta.edu/earth-and-atmospheric-sciences.
Duties include but not limited to: teaching undergraduate courses in structural geology, introductory geology, plate tectonics, earth materials, introductory earth science, and other courses to meet department needs; advising and mentoring undergraduate students; professional development; and service on college/departmental committees.
Required Qualifications: PhD with a strong background in structural geology; field-oriented approach to teaching and research; willingness to conduct research with undergraduate students; ability to lead a two-week field mapping course; and expertise/experience with digital mapping.
Preferred: additional expertise in one or more fields including: engineering geology, geophysics, geoscience education, or field-based basin analysis; and experience working with diverse populations and/or pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.
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SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/diversity. Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Established in 1889 as a state normal school with the sole mission of training teachers, the SUNY College at Oneonta was a founding member of the State University of New York system in 1948. Today, SUNY Oneonta is a multi-purpose comprehensive public college with programs in the liberal arts, sciences, social sciences, and professional studies. The College is known for outstanding and accessible faculty, a campus community committed to academics and service, developing students into life-long learners, and a beautiful campus that helps nurture connections between the upper Susquehanna Valley of rural central New York and our global society.