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Geoscience Assistant Professor In Residence, University of Nevada Las Vegas

The Department of Geoscience  at UNLV invites applications for a full time, 9-month, non-tenure track teaching faculty member (Assistant Professor in Residence) to begin Fall 2019 [R0112555]. The primary responsibility for this position is instruction of introductory level courses for science and non-science majors (e.g., Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Physical Geography, Natural Disasters). The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop upper-division undergraduate and/or graduate courses in their specialty. The ability to teach courses in Geomorphology and/or Geographic Information Systems is desirable. Career advancement is available with evidence of continued professional development. The Department seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a commitment to undergraduate education. A Ph.D. in Geology, Physical Geography, or related discipline is required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The department has, undergraduate, M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs, state of the art laboratory facilities (including stable isotope, argon geochronology, XRD, LA-ICP-MS, and electron microprobe/SEM labs.) and an enthusiastic faculty of 21.

Application materials must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and contact information for five referees. To receive full consideration, application materials should be received by January 4, 2019. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Brenda Buck (, search committee chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or

Salary is competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity.