Geology - Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor (Mineralogy)

Geology - Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor (Mineralogy)
Date:  09/06/2012

Colby College is seeking a Geologist to fill a one-semester position as Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Geology to begin February 1, 2013. The successful candidate will be a broadly trained geologist whose expertise includes mineralogy. Candidates should either have a Ph.D. or be an ABD candidate. Applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate education.

Teaching responsibilities will include an intermediate-level mineralogy course with laboratory and a non-majors geology course without lab in an area of the candidate's interest and expertise.  Familiarity with liberal arts colleges is desirable.

A tenure-track search for a mineralogist is also underway independent of this appointment; candidates who would wish to be considered for both positions should so state in their letter of application, and request a copy of additional guidelines for applying for the tenure-track position.

Please submit a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Receipt of applications will be confirmed.

If you have questions about the position, contact

Prof. Herb Wilson, Chair
Department of Geology
Colby College
5739 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901
Tel: 207-859-5739

Electronic submission of applications is strongly encouraged and receipt will be confirmed. Application review will begin October 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

Colby College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs.