Teaching Assistant Professor of Geology - West Virginia University

published Oct 8, 2015 10:11am
The Department of Geology & Geography (http://www.geo.wvu.edu) at West Virginia University seeks to hire a full-time (9-month), non-tenure track Teaching Assistant Professor starting August 16, 2016. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate courses, including both large introductory and smaller upper-division classes, in the classroom and online, and the field component of the B.S. capstone course, Geology Field Camp (the last with an additional summer stipend). Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree in geology, earth science or related field by the start date. Specialty area is open.

Teaching Assistant Professors at WVU are eligible for promotion; however, promotion to senior ranks is not a requirement for institutional commitment and career stability. This position is a nine-month renewable appointment (no maximum number of terms) and includes full benefits. The position carries an 80% teaching (4 courses per semester) and 20% service assignment. The successful candidate will join a faculty that takes great pride in having members recognized at the university, state, and national levels for excellence in teaching. The Department occupies the recently renovated Brooks Hall with state-of-the-art teaching technologies and facilities.

To apply for this position, interested candidates should visit http://jobs.wvu.edu and navigate to Teaching Assistant Professor—Geology, Job Number: 00820. Upload a single PDF file containing a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, teaching evaluations as available, and full contact information for 3 references. In addition, please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to GeologyTAP@mail.wvu.edu. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please see http://pages.geo.wvu.edu/GeologyTAP or contact the search chair, Thomas Kammer, at GeologyTAP@mail.wvu.edu or (304) 293-9663.

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.