Teaching Assistant Professor – Geology
Job Number: 00820
The Department of Geology & Geography (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 the position title listed above. 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 being January 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please see 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.
WVU Geology and Geography
The Geology Program was established in 1877 with a focus on the natural resources of WV: coal, oil, gas, water and salt.
Located in the recently renovated Brooks Hall.
We currently have 18 faculty members, ~50 graduate students, and ~230 undergraduates.
Morgantown, built into the hillside along the Monongahela River, has a busy main street, good schools, and affordable housing.
See why our new (& former) president G. Gordon Gee is glad to be back: Top 10 Reasons for Returning to WVU.
There are wonderful opportunities for outdoor recreation in the vicinity of Morgantown.