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Tenure Track, Structural Geology/Tectonics, Queens College, City University of New York

The Queens College School of Earth and Environmental Sciences seeks a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in structural geology/tectonics beginning September 1, 2018. The successful candidate will teach a course in Structural Geology and Tectonics and a 2-week summer field experience in the tri-state area; participate in Geologic Methods and introductory geology courses; and develop advanced courses in his/her area of expertise. S/he will conduct an active research program, and share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. The successful candidate will (1) hold a Ph.D. in Geology or equivalent by the starting date of this position, (2) show evidence or promise of success as an educator at the college or university level, (3) provide evidence of scholarly achievements, (4) demonstrate the ability to design, carry out, and support an active research program involving students, and (5) demonstrate the ability to work with colleagues in carrying out departmental functions. The ability to teach introductory GIS is strongly preferred.

To apply, go to and click on the Structural Geologist position. Scroll to bottom of page, click "Apply Now" and follow instructions. Applicants must upload as a single pdf document with a simple file name, e.g. Doe_J_Application.pdf: (a) a cover letter describing qualifications and experience; (b) a resume, including a list of publications, (c) the names and contact information of three professional references; (d) a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy and interests; (e) a 2-page proposed research program; and (f) copies of two significant publications.

The application period closes on January 5, 2018