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Visiting Lecturer, Paleontology/Sedimentary Geology, Cornell College

The Department of Geology at Cornell College invites applications for a one-year full time position as the Anderson Visiting Lecturer in Paleontology/Sedimentary Geology. Appointment will begin in the fall of 2018. The successful candidate will teach a total of six (6) classes, including historical geology, paleontology, sedimentology/stratigraphy, marine science, and either paleoecology or an upper-level elective in their field of expertise. As the Anderson Visiting Lecturer, the candidate will give a public presentation and engage in outreach and or research activities with students during a month-long non-teaching block. A Ph.D. (or ABD) is required, and college teaching experience is preferred.

The College seeks individuals who are committed to building a creative, dynamic and diverse workplace that celebrates the uniqueness of our faculty, staff, and students. The College is committed to excellence in teaching and encourages interdisciplinary interests among its faculty.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research, one letter of recommendation, and names and contact information for two additional references should be submitted electronically in Word or PDF format through Cornell’s online application system. The statement of teaching philosophy should address the candidate’s commitment to teaching a diverse student population.

Formal consideration of applications begins January 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about the Department of Geology, please visit the website.

Cornell College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke-Free Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.