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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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2018 Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Award Winners Announced
Posted: Oct 18 2018
The winners of the 2018 Outstanding Earth Science Teacher Awards have been announced on the NAGT website. Please join us in congratulating this year's winners for their incredible efforts toward advancing Earth science education!
Lecturer: Department of Geosciences, Boise State University
Posted: Oct 11 2018
The Department of Geosciences at Boise State University invites applications for a permanent full-time Lectureship to begin summer, 2019. Our geoscience lecturers are responsible for delivery of critical lower-division courses (including labs) in geology, geography, and earth system science, and development and delivery of geosciences courses of broad interdisciplinary interest to the greater university community.
Research Assistant or Research Associate in Geosciences and/or Geoscience Educational Research
Posted: Oct 11 2018
The Research Assistant/Associate will work in our Concord, MA office with senior research personnel and be responsible for reviewing literature, developing research-grounded curriculum materials, conducting classroom observations, data collection and data analysis, supporting teacher workshops, and writing papers. The Research Assistant/Associate will contribute to research on novel learning materials that integrate computer-based Earth systems simulation models with data visualization tools in an online learning environment to help students achieve a deeper understanding of core ideas in geology, geohazards, and environmental sciences.
NAGT Events at GSA
Posted: Oct 7 2018

Are you heading to the Geological Society of America's annual meeting taking place in Indianapolis, Indiana, November 4-7? NAGT is proud to co-sponsor a number of education events and activities at the meeting, including workshops, topical sessions, and seminars; see the full list of events on NAGT's GSA webpage.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Geology
Posted: Sep 25 2018
The Cornell College Department of Geology seeks a "soft rock" geologist to serve as the third pillar of its geology faculty and to actively engage with the college's environmental studies, archaeology, and biology programs. The position will begin August 2019.
Assistant Professor of Geology, Utah Valley University
Posted: Sep 20 2018
Tenure track position at Utah Valley University in geoscience education, focused on teaching lower division Earth science courses.
Assistant Professor of Geology
Posted: Sep 13 2018
The Geology Department at Carleton College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Climate Science at the level of Assistant Professor to begin fall 2019. We seek applications from broadly trained paleoclimatologists with interdisciplinary backgrounds and expertise in analyzing climate archives, and who can foster already strong ties between Geology and Environmental Studies at Carleton.
Announcing the Results of the 2018 NAGT Officer Elections
Posted: Sep 6 2018
The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) will welcome its newest elected officers at the upcoming 2018 GSA Annual Meeting, November 4-7, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Congratulations to all the newly elected officers and thank you for your time and commitment to NAGT.
Paleontology and Historical Geology Full-Time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)
Posted: Aug 29 2018
Tufts University invites applications for a full-time lecturer in the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences to begin September 1st 2019. This position is for a 1-year initial contract with possibility of continued renewal of multiyear contracts, and it is included in the union for full-time lecturers (Service Employees International Union).
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.