[ES_JOBS_NET] Lecturer in Geosciences, University of Florida: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 14:05:17 MST 2018

Lecturer in Geosciences

University of Florida: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences




Department of Geological Sciences

Open Date

Oct 12, 2018


The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Florida
(geology.ufl.edu) invites applications for a Lecturer in Geosciences. This
is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-accruing faculty position with an
anticipated start date of August 16, 2019, renewed on an annual basis.
Opportunities exist for summer employment at the University. Similar to a
tenure track position, advancement within the Lecturer sequence at UF
progresses from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer to Master Lecturer. The
successful candidate will have completed the Ph.D. by August 15, 2019. The
salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience
and includes a full benefits package.

We seek candidates with a desire to deliver high-caliber instruction in the
classroom and on-line in various introductory and higher level undergraduate
geoscience courses. The successful candidate will also participate in
college-wide instructional initiatives designed to enhance the educational
experience by creating innovative general education science classes with
relevant geoscience content. Further, the successful candidate will help
majors within our department create a path from their studies to their
future professions. The successful candidate will be expected to participate
in curriculum development in partnership with faculty within the department
and across campus. The University is committed to building a culturally
diverse educational environment and applicants are encouraged to describe
how they would further this goal.

The Department of Geological Sciences resides in the College of Liberal Arts
and is housed in Williamson Hall. Williamson Hall teaching resources include
a 175-seat lecture room with fully supported A/V equipment, a newly
remodeled 35-person classroom designed for team-based learning activities,
and several laboratory instruction rooms. The University provides support
for development of on-line teaching resources. The Department includes
faculty with a wide range of expertise in solid Earth and planetary
processes, surface processes, paleoclimate, marine geology, biogeochemistry,
and paleontology. Research facilities include a range of modern analytical
instruments including: MC-ICP-MS, TIMS, noble gas, and stable isotope mass
spectrometers, SEM, EPMA, XRD, XRF, core analysis, magnetometers, GPS, and
seismometers that are open for undergraduate research and instruction.


Ph.D. or completed by August 15, 2019.

Application Instructions

For full consideration, complete applications must be submitted online at
<http://apply.interfolio.com/56484> http://apply.interfolio.com/56484 and
must include (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's
qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete
curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching goals, experiences, and
innovative teaching methods used previously or that may be developed, and
(4) a list of at least three references. After initial review, applicants
who are chosen to receive further consideration will be asked to request
confidential letters of recommendation from the references. The Search
Committee will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2018 and the
position will remain open until filled. Inquiries can be directed to the
Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jonathan B. Martin ( <mailto:jbmartin at ufl.edu>
jbmartin at ufl.edu).

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening
which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and
verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to
the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered
"official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees
earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require
evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be
found at  <http://www.naces.org/> http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to
building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are
conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due
to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call
(352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The Department particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a
diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching,
mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville
communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round
outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.


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