JOB: Eastern Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Structural Geology

JOB: Eastern Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Structural Geology

ICTMN Staff
10/2/12

The Department of Geology in the College of Science, Health & Engineering at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Structural Geology located on our Cheney Campus to begin September 2013.

The Department of Geology offers both B.S. and B.A. degrees in Geology as well as a B.A.E. in Earth and Space Science/Secondary. A B.S. in Environmental Science with Geology emphasis is also offered. The department currently consists of 5 tenured or tenure-track faculty, an instructional technician, one full-time and one part-time lecturer and an office manager.

Responsibilities will include teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate level (both in the classroom and in the field), and active participation in scholarly and service activities.

Position is open until further notice; screening of applications will begin November 16, 2012 (following the GSA meeting in Charlotte, NC). To be assured full consideration, your application must be complete and submitted through the online jobs portal (https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu) by November 16, 2012. Uploaded applications must include a cover letter, which explains how you meet each of the qualifications; resume or curriculum vitae. You will also be requested to complete a Faculty Profile. Applications will not be accepted via email or regular mail.

Three confidential letters of reference are also required; please have your referees send the letters directly to the Department of Geology, 130 Science Bldg., Cheney, WA 99004. Reference letters must be received no later than November 23, 2012. Questions about the position may be directed to Carolyn Harbolt at (509) 359?2286. All materials will be held in strictest confidence.

EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: Eastern strives to satisfy all requests for special access needs for persons with disabilities. Requests for such accommodations are welcome and may be made by calling Human Resources at: (509) 359?2381.

Minimum Qualifications:

o Ph.D. in Geology must be conferred no later than the date of appointment (09/15/2013);

o Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching Introductory Geology, Structural Geology, and other courses depending on Department needs, and applicant's area of specialization; to meet this qualification, candidates must offer both of the following:

> College level teaching experience in Geology
> Demonstrated expertise in Structural Geology

o Demonstrated potential for scholarship based on previous publication record;

o Ability to co-teach at EWU's Field Camp, which is taught annually in southwestern Montana

o Additionally, candidates must offer ability, experience and/or interest in promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

o Preference may be given to candidates who offer more experience in any of the following:

o Prior teaching experience in Geology at the college level beyond that gained as a graduate assistant

o Classroom and field experience in Structural Geology

o Experience and interest in mentoring undergraduate students

o Knowledge of the regional geology of the Inland Northwest

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