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One-Year Faculty Fellow, Sedimentary Systems, Colby College

Waterville, Maine

The Colby College Department of Geology invites applications for a one-year faculty fellow specializing in sedimentology and stratigraphy or a related field to begin September 1, 2019. The successful candidate will teach a sophomore-level undergraduate course in sedimentary processes and stratigraphy, as well as introductory geology laboratories and possibly an introductory non-majors course. Ideal candidates will be able to offer field trips to examine sedimentary rocks and/or sedimentary environments in the northeast USA or adjacent Canada. The successful candidate also will have access to instrumentation and facilities in the Department of Geology for research and teaching. These include a powder-XRD, micro-XRF, SEM-EDS, CHNSO Elemental Analyzer, petrographic microscopes, sediment-sieving equipment, rock cutting and powdering equipment, and thin-section-making equipment. The search committee is especially interested in candidates with a demonstrated ability to teach and advise a diverse student population. A Ph.D. at the time of appointment is preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered.

Complete applications will include a brief cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Please submit all materials via Interfolio at: Applications received by January 7, 2019 will receive full consideration, but applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Inquiries may also be directed to

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