[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor for Structural Geology/Petrography/Mineralogy, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Emma C. Farmer Emma.C.Farmer at hofstra.edu
Wed Dec 10 10:24:03 MST 2014

Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability
Assistant Professor for Structural Geology/Petrography/Mineralogy

The Department of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability of Hofstra University invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning September 1, 2015.

We seek candidates with expertise in at least two of the following areas: Structural Geology, Petrography, Tectonics, Mineralogy, Geological Mapping, or Medical Geology. Candidates must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring undergraduate students in research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach one introductory level and one advanced undergraduate course per semester. The advanced courses we require are integrated lecture and laboratory courses providing instruction in structural geology, petrography/petrology/mineralogy, and additional topics of interest to the candidate that complement existing course offerings in the department. Our Department has an emerging focus on the Anthropocene. Candidates able to relate their research and teaching to anthropogenic planetary change or sustainability are especially encouraged to apply. The ability to develop and implement field-based courses and field trips utilizing the geology of the New England and Middle Atlantic region is also highly desired. We are looking for a dynamic individual who combines excellence in teaching with breadth and versatility in professional productivity, and who shares our commitment to close student-faculty interaction, including a vigorous program of local field trips, student involvement in faculty research, and professional activities. Applicants should have their Ph.D. completed by September 2015.

Hofstra University is located in suburban Long Island, New York, about 25 miles from Manhattan. The University occupies a beautiful 240 acre campus that is also a registered arboretum and enrolls 8,000 full-time undergraduates and 4,000 graduate and part-time students. For more information about the department and Hofstra University, visit:


Please send a letter of introduction discussing your teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, and a list of references to:

Dr. J Bret Bennington, Chair
Department of Geology, Environment, and Sustainability
114 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1140
Email: j.b.bennington at hofstra.edu

January 31, 2015 is the deadline for receipt of applications.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

E. Christa Farmer
Associate Professor
Department of Geology, Environment and Sustainability
Hofstra University
GEOECF at Hofstra.edu<mailto:GEOECF at Hofstra.edu>

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