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Lecturer in Structural Geology, Department of Geosciences, Auburn University

The Department of Geosciences at Auburn University invites applications for a 9-month non­ tenure track faculty position in Structural Geology beginning August 16, 2020. The position is a one-year appointment subject to renewal based on performance, need for services and available funding.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses that may include, but are not limited to, Dynamic Earth, Structural Geology, Summer Field Camp, and they may participate in graduate level courses (e.g., Tectonics) as determined by the candidate's expertise, experience and department needs. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or Masters Degree in a Geoscience related field at the time employment begins. In addition, preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable teaching experience. The teaching load will be three courses each semester.

Desired qualifications include: experience in field geology, field mapping, and structural analysis of petrologic and field data; experience with implementing inquiry, project, or technology-based active learning into teaching; and the use of quantitative and analytical tools (e.g., in fields of rock mechanics, petrology, geochemistry, geophysics, etc.) that could be incorporated into both undergraduate and graduate courses in structural geology.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application (1-2 pages) describing teaching philosophy and experience, and the names and contact information of three professional references. To apply please go to, complete the online form and upload the required application documents. The candidate selected for the position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment begins and be able to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples. Please visit the following link for more information: In addition, for information about the Auburn University community please visit:

Applicants are encouraged to visit the AU website to learn more about Auburn University and the Department of Geosciences . Review of applications will begin March 15, 2020, and will continue until a candidate accepts appointment.

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