[ES_JOBS_NET] Faculty Position in Structural Geology/Geotectonics at Northeastern Illinois University

Voglesonger, Kenneth k-voglesonger at neiu.edu
Wed Aug 28 12:20:29 MDT 2013

*Northeastern Illinois University Earth Science Faculty Position

Northeastern Illinois University invites applications for a full-time,
tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Department of
Earth Science.  Appointment begins August 2014. We seek a new faculty
member with strengths in fieldwork with expertise in structural geology or
geotectonics to provide students with important and necessary training in
this area, and to complement and enhance the department’s focus on
environmental geosciences.  The successful candidate will be responsible
for revision and implementation of our field geology course to encompass
our focus on environmental geology, while also providing a strong
foundation in the basics of field geology.   Broadly trained structural
geologists who can contribute to a variety of courses in the curriculum are
especially encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will have a solid
background in geology and will teach courses in support of the department’s
degree requirements, as well as courses for the general education program
and First-Year Experience program, as appropriate.  The department
encourages the use of innovative and effective pedagogies, and candidates
must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in classroom,
laboratory, and field settings.  The new faculty member will be expected to
participate in student advisement, curriculum development, and service at
the department, college, and university level.  The new faculty member also
will be expected to develop a research program that will actively engage
undergraduate students. A Ph.D. in geology or related field at the time of
appointment is required; post-doctoral research or related work experience
is desirable.

Northeastern Illinois University is a fully accredited public university
serving more than 11,000 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate
students in the Chicago metropolitan area. NEIU engages its diverse campus
community in a rich environment of teaching, learning and scholarship. The
University offers more than 80 academic programs in the arts, humanities,
social sciences, STEM disciplines, education and business. Newsweek
magazine has named Northeastern Illinois University the sixth best
investment among all universities in the nation and number one in Illinois.
The University also is recognized as one of the most diverse universities
in the United States and is federally designated as a Hispanic Serving
Institution.  NEIU’s main campus is located on a 67-acre campus in a
residential neighborhood on the northwest side of Chicago.  The University
also has four satellite locations in the Chicago area including the
Caruthers Center for Inner City Studies, El Centro, Chicago Teachers’
Center, and the University Center of Lake County.  For more information on
NEIU, see www.neiu.edu.

To apply for this position, send letter of application, transcripts,
curriculum vitae with current e-mail address, statement of teaching
philosophy and research plan in a single pdf file to Dr. Kenneth
Voglesonger (k-voglesonger at neiu.edu).  Also arrange to have three letters
of reference (at least one addressing teaching effectiveness) sent to Dr.
Kenneth Voglesonger at the same email address.  Review of applications will
begin November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
AA/EOE. Position is pending budgetary approval.

Dr. Kenneth Voglesonger, Assistant Professor and Department Coordinator

Earth Science Department
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: (773) 442-6053
Fax: (773) 442-5710
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