The Department of Geography and Earth Sciences in the College of Humanities & Earth and Social Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Earth Materials. We are seeking a dynamic and broadly trained Earth scientist who employs field, laboratory and/or modeling techniques for the study of Earth materials (e.g., minerals, sediments, and/or resources).
Qualifications. Candidates are required to have earned a PhD in Geology, Geosciences, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Physical Geography, or a related field at the time of appointment. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate evidence of scholarly productivity, their ability to secure appropriate external funding, and the potential for engaging students in a diverse academic environment. Finalists will be asked to discuss how their teaching practices engage students of different ages, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, identities, and abilities, helping to remove barriers in order to ensure the success of all students regardless of their entry pathway into the university.
Candidates should demonstrate the ability to contribute to the department's undergraduate curricula in Geology, Geography, and/or Earth and Environmental Sciences programs, and graduate curricula in Earth Sciences, Geography and/or the interdisciplinary Infrastructure and Environmental Systems (INES) degrees. Applicants should explain how they will build a sustainable, cutting-edge, externally funded research program, and develop coursework in their area of expertise.
Desired qualifications include the ability to articulate their potential for interdisciplinary collaboration in their research and teaching as it relates to Earth surface geosciences, especially in the
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