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Tenure Track, Assistant Professor, Sedimentary Stratigraphy, Historical Geology, Eastern Washington University

The Department of Geology at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in sedimentary stratigraphy and historical geology located on our Cheney campus to begin September 2018. Responsibilities will include teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate level (both in the classroom and in the field), and active participation in scholarly and service activities.

The Department of Geology offers both B.S. and B.A. degrees in Geology as well as a B.A.E. in Earth and Space Science/Secondary. A B.S. in Environmental Science with Geology emphasis is also offered. The department currently consists of 5 tenured faculty, an instructional technician, two full-time lecturers and an office manager.

EWU faculty will attend the 2017 Seattle GSA Annual Meeting and can arrange to meet potential applicants and answer questions about the Geology Department and this position. Requests for further information may be sent to Dr. Jennifer Thomson,

Screening of applications will begin after the GSA meeting (to be held in Seattle). We will continue to accept applications until December 1st, 2017. Your materials will be held in confidence, and references will not be contacted without candidate notification.

Requirements Include:
• PhD in Geological Sciences or related field
• Demonstrated ability to teach lower- and upper- division courses in introductory geology, historical geology, and sedimentary stratigraphy and other courses depending on department needs and applicant’s area of specialization
• Evidence of field-based or lab-based research and productivity in sedimentary stratigraphy and/or historical geology

See our website for complete position information, required and preferred qualifications, and application instructions. Questions? Call Jenny Thomson at 509-359-7478