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Instructor/Assistant Professor, Geology, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, temporary sabbatical replacement position in Geology for the 2019-2020 academic year beginning August 17, 2019 and ending May 22, 2020.

The successful applicant will be a Geologist with the ability to teach Hydrogeology, GIS courses, and Oceanography courses.

Essential Duties: Teaching lecture and laboratory sessions of Geology courses as assigned.
This position may require development and teaching of courses online.

Specific Duties: Teaching assignments may include Hydrogeology, Introduction to GIS (Fall 2019), Advanced GIS, and Oceanography (Spring 2020) courses (lecture and lab), and/or other classes as assigned.

Additional responsibilities include service to the department and the university and scholarly activities normally associated with a faculty member in the department.

Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): Successful candidate must have a minimum of a Masters degree or be ABD in a geology sub-discipline that complements the current strength of Geology faculty and curriculum.

Terminal degree is required for appointment as Assistant Professor, without the terminal degree candidate will be appointed as Instructor.

Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, responsiveness to student needs, effective communication skills, professional development, and be able to direct undergraduate research projects.

The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview or teaching demonstration and successfully complete the interview process.

Preferred Qualifications: A PhD in Geology is preferred. Candidates with college undergraduate teaching experience, which may include Teaching Assistantship experience, will be given preference.

Special Instructions for Applicants: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by January 27, 2019 will be given full consideration. An on-campus interview that includes a teaching demonstration is required. The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment. To be fully considered, applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests and description of how undergraduate students can be involved, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Position is dependent upon funding and enrollment. Applicant must provide the name, email address, phone number for three professional references.

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