[ES_JOBS_NET] ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF GEOLOGY, Columbus State University
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Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF GEOLOGY
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
Open Until Filled Yes
Start Date 08/01/2016
Full Part Time Full Time
Regular or Temporary Regular
Position End Date (if temporary)
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.
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.
Candidates with interdisciplinary interests are preferred.
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
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
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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