The Physical Sciences Department seeks candidates to teach geology courses for the Fall 2022 semester and on a semester by semester basis. There is a need for instruction in introductory classes in geology (physical geology, historical geology), earth science (geology/meteorology/astronomy), and/or closely related areas.
This is a pooled position. One or more applicants may be hired as needed to teach classes on a semester-by-semester basis.
This posting is being used for face to face and/or online instruction. However, the candidate selected for the position must reside in Michigan after acceptance of employment.
Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Master’s degree in Geology or Earth Science
Required Work Experience:
Previous experience in teaching, mentoring or tutoring students at any grade level.
Required Licenses and Certifications:
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:
Demonstrated experience teaching in higher education.
Previous experience in teaching geology or earth science to undergraduates.
Previous experience in online education.
Teach Geology courses as needed.
Provide up-to-date coursework and course-related materials.
Maintain a safe and engaging learning environment.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include but are not limited to: keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time).
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Ability to provide structured learning experiences utilizing official course learning outcomes.
Ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team setting.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Master’s degree in Geology or Earth Science.
Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
Initial Application Review Date:
August 18, 2022
Open Until Position is Filled?:
Posting Close Date:
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