Colby College is seeking a field-based Geoscientist to fill a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Geology to begin September 1, 2013. The successful candidate should have broad training with expertise in mineralogy, a strong commitment to undergraduate education and an active research program. Candidates should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
Teaching responsibilities will include participation in a gateway geology course, intermediate-level mineralogy and petrology courses with a laboratory component, and either a non-majors geology course without lab or an advanced majors course of potential interdisciplinary interest, in an area of the candidate's interest and expertise. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaborations at Colby and at the Bigelow Laboratory of Ocean Sciences in Boothbay Harbor. Familiarity with liberal arts colleges is desirable.
Please submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org. Receipt of applications will be confirmed.
- a letter of application
- statement of teaching philosophy and research interests
- curriculum vitae
- undergraduate and graduate transcripts
- three selected publications, and
- three letters of recommendation
For questions about the position, contact Prof. Herb Wilson, Chair, Department of Geology, Colby College, 5739 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901 (Telephone: 207-859-5739, email: email@example.com). Application review will begin November 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
Women candidates will be considered for a Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professorship, which includes dedicated annual research funds and salaries for undergraduate research assistants.