[ES_JOBS_NET] Adjunct Faculty, Advanced Field Methods in Earth Science , Drexel University

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Fri May 20 07:35:20 MDT 2016


Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA) seeks an adjunct faculty to teach 
Advanced Field Methods in Earth Science in SE Pennsylvania and environs, 
during the upcoming Fall quarter, as part of its Geoscience curriculum. 
The course objectives are for students to learn rock description and 
recognition methods, best practices in field geology, and training with 
essential geological field tools (e.g., Brunton compass, GPS, etc.). 
Drexel is a private, urban, comprehensive research university spread 
across three campuses in Philadelphia. Drexel is best known for its 
innovative co-op educational program, requiring participating students 
to gain 18 months of full-time working experience before graduation. 
Currently, more than 26,000 students attend the university in one of 
more than 100 undergraduate or graduate programs.


Advances Field Methods in Earth Science (GEO 301):
This skills course focuses on fundamental and commonly used geoscience 
field techniques. Students will learn surface and subsurface mapping, 
coring techniques and core analysis, remote sensing techniques, and 
sampling techniques.


This is a 2 credit course that includes 5 Saturdays of outdoors field 
work in southeast Pennsylvania or neighboring areas. Drexel's academic 
calendar is on a quarter system, and the Fall 2016 quarter runs for 10 
weeks between September 19 and December 3, 2016.

For more information about Drexel University' Department of 
Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science, please visit: 


Masters degree from an accredited institution of higher learning, in 
Earth Science, Geology, or related field, is required

Professional or academic experience in geological field methods is preferred

Higher Education teaching experience preferred

A terminal degree from an accredited institution of higher learning 
(i.e., PhD, etc.) is preferred
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