[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor of Geology, Colorado Mesa University
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Wed Nov 28 17:12:38 MST 2018
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Geology
Department: Physical & Environmental Sciences
Position No. F00103
Employment Type: Faculty
Salary: 53,000.00 - 56,000.00. Commensurate with education and experience.
Excellent health and retirement benefits package.
Application: Submit a cover letter, resume or CV, statement of teaching and
research interests, three letters of recommendation and a copy of
transcripts for all degrees completed (If your transcripts include a social
security number or birthdate, please redact this information before
uploading the documents. Official transcripts will be required upon hire).
Letters of recommendation submitted on behalf of the applicant may be sent
to CMUJobs at coloradomesa.edu.
Application Deadline: Open until filled. To ensure consideration, complete
applications must be received by 2/3/2019.
Direct Inquiries Contact: Robin Hood, rhood at coloradomesa.edu
The Assistant Professor of Geosciences will have a strong background in
geology, and a specialization in ground water and/or fluvial hydrology.
This is a full-time tenure-track position. This position will support
curriculum for the Environmental Geology track in the Geosciences Program.
Because of Grand Junction's spectacular geological setting, field-based
course activities are encouraged. The Assistant Professor will also offer
undergraduate research opportunities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties
may be assigned.
Teach upper-division undergraduate courses that could include Hydrology,
Ground Water, River Dynamics or a course in the candidate's area of
Teach lower-division courses that could include Physical Geology,
Field-based Physical Geology, Weather & Climate, Oceanography, and the
general education course Water, People and the Environment.
Offer undergraduate research opportunities.
The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester; some assigned
courses may be taught on-line, hybrid, or via distance delivery modalities.
Scholarship in the discipline, involvement with advising and service to the
department and profession are expected.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
* PhD in Geological Sciences with a strong background in geology, and
expertise in hydrogeology and/or fluvial hydrology from an accredited
* Ph.D. required. ABD candidates considered, with an expectation that
the doctorate will be completed by August 15, 2019.
* Demonstrated teaching and research experience with undergraduate
students. Fieldwork and modeling experience are desirable as is the ability
and willingness to help teach summer Geology Field Camp.
Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have
experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a
demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for
underrepresented students within higher education.
Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive
learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background
investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment.
Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history
record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle
history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility.
Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a
culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply. Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA
Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation
upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To
request an accommodation, please contact the CMU Human Resources Office by
phone or email. You may be asked to provide additional information,
including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type
of accommodation needed.
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