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Below is the full list of NAGT's current news items and community announcements, beginning with the most recent. If you would like to narrow your view to just national news or a particular section's news, use the links in the box on the right side of the page. You can also view the online supplement to current and past issues of In the Trenches, the NAGT Career Hub, past issues of the e-News Magazine, and more using the links in the navigation menu on the left side of the page.

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Join us for the 2019 Earth Educators' Rendezvous in Nashville!
Posted: Apr 22 2019

Join us for the fifth annual Earth Educators' Rendezvous in Nashville, TN, July 15-19! Co-hosted by Tennessee State University and Vanderbilt University, the Rendezvous brings together researchers and practitioners working in all aspects of undergraduate Earth education, including a mix of college faculty, graduate students, and K-12 teachers from all disciplines who are interested in improving their teaching about Earth.

Academic Coordinator II: Associate Chair, Department of Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Posted: Apr 12 2019
SIO seeks an Academic Coordinator II to serve as Associate Chair of the SIO Department. The Associate Chair will take a leadership role in developing, implementing, and sustaining new educational programs within the SIO Department.
Assistant Professor- Biological Sciences and Geology
Posted: Apr 10 2019
The Department of Biological Sciences and Geology at Queensborough Community College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting Fall 2019. The successful candidate will teach courses in physical geology and develop capstone courses in mineralogy and petrology.
Instructional Assistant Professor
Posted: Apr 10 2019
The Department of Oceanography at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full‐time non‐tenure track Instructional Assistant Professor. We seek an energetic educator to lead efforts to develop cutting‐edge fundamental Ocean Observing and Analysis courses, and expand our catalog of online courses.
Physical Science Faculty
Posted: Mar 8 2019
Howard Community College is seeking applicants for a 10 month full time faculty position in physical sciences. The faculty member will teach and develop curriculum for geology and earth science lecture and lab, and coordinate full time and adjunct faculty.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Geosciences
Posted: Mar 8 2019
The Department of Geosciences at Skidmore College invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor to begin fall 2019. We seek a broadly trained geologist with strong teaching capabilities in solid Earth processes and Deep Time to offer both introductory and advanced classes.
Texas A&M University - Instructional Assistant Professor
Posted: Feb 14 2019
Texas A&M University, department of geology and geophysics invites applications for a full-time non-tenure Instructional Assistant Professor.
Geology Instructor Position, Department of Earth Sciences, The University of South Alabama
Posted: Feb 4 2019
The University of South Alabama Earth Sciences Department invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure-track faculty Instructor position, starting August 15, 2019. Candidates with outstanding geology teaching credentials are particularly encouraged to apply.
NAGT Search for Executive Director
Posted: Aug 10 2018

NAGT is seeking a qualified person to serve as the Association's Executive Director to begin August 2019.

NAGT's mission is to support a diverse, inclusive, and thriving community of educators and education researchers to improve teaching and learning about the Earth. NAGT represents the collective voice of K-12 teachers, college and university faculty, and informal educators in museums and science centers who share a vision to build geoscience expertise and an Earth-literate society through high-quality education. We seek an exceptional Executive Director to build on past successes and to provide strategic leadership to guide NAGT toward new opportunities for growth.

To learn more about the position and instructions to apply, visit this website.

David McConnell Publishes Article on InTeGrate in Earth Magazine
Posted: Feb 20 2018
David McConnell of North Carolina State University published an article on InTeGrate in the latest issue of Earth magazine. Titled, "Making the first (and last) geoscience class count," the article calls attention to opportunities within introductory geoscience courses to address grand societal challenges that are rooted in the geosciences, thus helping students develop "an appreciation for the global perspective, cultural sensitivity and scientific insight that inform decisions regarding the challenges humans will face in the future."
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