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Visiting Assistant Professor of Geosciences (Sedimentary Geology), Hamilton College

Location: Clinton, New York

The Geosciences Department at Hamilton College seeks applicants for a one-year, sabbatical replacement Visiting Assistant Professor of Geosciences to begin July 1, 2018. The successful candidate for the position must have a Ph.D. in the geosciences with a broad background in sedimentary geology and related field experience. Teaching responsibilities will include a required course in sedimentary geology, a topical introductory course in geology, and one or more electives in the candidate's specialty.

Our program in sedimentary geology is supported by an isotope ratio mass spectrometer with elemental analyzer, a scanning electron microscope with EDS analytical capabilities, a small research vessel for inland lake studies equipped with a variety of sonar and coring devices, WD-XRF and portable ED-XRF systems for chemical analysis, and three full-time departmental technicians, and by four supportive faculty colleagues with diverse research interests.

A candidate interested in the position and who meets the requirements above should submit:
1) a cover letter that addresses his/ her qualifications for the position;
2) a statement describing his/her teaching philosophy;
3) a statement of research interests;
4) a complete curriculum vitae;
5) letters from three professional referees who know the candidate well and understand the expectations of a competitive liberal arts college.

Your cover letter should address ways in which issues of diversity are brought into your teaching, scholarship, and/or service. Experience teaching or working with diverse student populations is an asset. Candidates should submit these materials to Professor David Bailey via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/48790. Review of applications will begin on March 30, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Hamilton is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org as well as additional information for spouses and partners provided here: Opportunities for Spouses and Partners.

Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community (www.hamilton.edu/diversity). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.