Major Duties: - Publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific journals.- Develop and maintain an externally funded research program. - Mentor/advise a diverse population of graduate and undergraduate student researchers. - Teach core undergraduate and graduate geology courses in their field of expertise.- Provide appropriate service to the department, college and university.
Minimum Qualifications: - An earned Ph.D. in geosciences or a closely related field from an accredited institution at the time of appointment. - A record of active research and publication.
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.