Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Fri Oct 30 14:21:37 MDT 2015


      Position Information

Tenure Status 	Tenure Track
If temporary, start date and end date of appointment 	
Job Number 	FSC00102
Department 	Earth and Space Sciences
College 	College of Letters and Sciences
Open Date 	10/28/2015
Close Date 	
Open Until Filled 	Yes
Start Date 	08/01/2016
Full Part Time 	Full Time
Regular or Temporary 	Regular
Position End Date (if temporary) 	
Job Summary 	

The Department of Earth and Space Sciences at Columbus State University 
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position 
with specialization in Sedimentology/Stratigraphy to begin Fall 2016.

Duties and Responsibilities 	

Candidates must demonstrate potential for research and effective 
teaching of university level courses. The successful candidate will be 
expected to maintain an active research program, including mentoring 
graduate and undergraduate students, leading to publications in 
peer-reviewed journals; assist with academic advising; and contribute to 
the service needs of the university. Teaching responsibilities will 
include: introductory geology, sedimentary geology, stratigraphy and 
basin analysis, as well as other undergraduate/graduate courses within 
the area of expertise.

The Department of Earth and Space Sciences is strongly interdisciplinary 
with tracks in Astrophysics and Planetary Geology, Environmental 
Science, Geology, and Secondary Education within the BS Earth and Space 
Sciences program, as well as degree tracks in Geoscience and 
Environmental Science within the MS Natural Sciences program. Earth and 
Space Sciences faculty have a strong tradition of incorporating both 
undergraduate and graduate students in faculty research.

Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and 
relevant college experience. Serving the Southeast while attracting 
students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community 
partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve 
personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. 
Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State University is a 
proud member of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than 
8,400 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees 
to a doctorate in education. Among public regional universities in the 
South, Columbus State University recently ranked No. 46 in the “Best 
Colleges” rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

CSUhas a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach 
through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership 
Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental 
Learning Center, and its own residence – the Spencer House – in Oxford, 
England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, 
Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a 
beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the 
Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 
residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, 
W.C. Bradley Company,TSYSand Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army’s Maneuver 
Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the 
University visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu.

Minimum Qualifications 	

Candidates should have an earned doctorate in the broad field of 
Geoscience prior to the start date of August 2016. Experience teaching 
at the baccalaureate level is desired.

Preferred Qualifications 	

Candidates with interdisciplinary interests are preferred.

Salary Range 	
Special Instructions to Applicants 	

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until 
the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time 
faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and 
official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected 
for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern 
Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) 
requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the 
teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative 
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.

A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition 
of employment.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application

• Unofficial Transcripts
• Cover Letter/Letter of Application
• Curriculum Vitae
• Statement of Teaching Philosophy
• Other document 1 – Statement of Research Interests
• Other document 2 – Contact information for 3 persons willing to 
provide letters of reference

Contact Information 	

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Clinton Barineau, 
Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Columbus State University, 4225 
University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907; Phone: 706-569-3026; or e-mail to 
barineau_clinton at columbusstate.edu.

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