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Full-Time Faculty, Earth/Planetary Sciences, Santa Barbara City College

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Application Deadline: Completed online applications must be submitted by Monday, January 14, 2019 @ 11:59 PM PST.

Essential Functions of Position:
Commencing Fall 2019, a full-time, tenure-track Geology faculty position will be available in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. The Department seeks a broadly trained geologist with a strong commitment to students and teaching. Primary teaching responsibilities will include some combination of lecture and laboratory sections in Environmental Geology, Physical Geology, and 5-day field courses (Eastern Sierra and Death Valley). Depending on background, teaching assignments could also include additional multi-day field courses, including Western Sierra, Colorado Plateau, Hawaii, and Summer Field Mapping, as well as Historical Geology, Oceanography, Energy and Natural Resources, National Parks, California Geology, Dinosaurs, Mineralogy, and Petrology. Involvement in departmental high-impact practices that promote student engagement, such as mentoring/advising students, coordinating club activities on and off campus, leading local field trips, supervising student internships, etc. is an essential part of this position. Other responsibilities include full participation and co-leadership in department activities and projects, the maintenance of office hours, and participation in the governance of the college via committee assignments.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications for the discipline as approved by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors and defined in the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges handbook.

The candidate must meet one of these criteria:
1. Master’s in geology, geophysics, earth sciences, meteorology, oceanography, or paleontology OR
2. Bachelor’s in geology AND
3. Master’s in geography, physics, or geochemistry OR
4. Combination of education and other accomplishments that is equivalent to the above. (If claiming equivalency, attach a separate statement that presents the basis for this claim and submit supporting evidence, e.g., transcripts, publications, and other work products.); OR
5. Possession of a lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential in Earth Sciences, including Geography, Geology, and Geophysics.

If the title of your degree as stated on your transcripts does not exactly match one of the degree titles listed in the minimum qualifications, you must complete an equivalency statement and attach it in the “Equivalency field” under the documents needed to apply. Degree titles that are not an exact match will not be considered outside of the equivalency process.

SBCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, consistent with applicable federal and state laws. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.