Lecturer- Geology

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Clemson SC

Location: 445 Brackett

Description The Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences (EEES) at Clemson University invites applications for a full-time position at the Lecturer level commencing with the Fall 2019 semester. The initial appointment will be for a period of one year with possible renewals based on annual reviews.

The successful candidate is expected to teach up to six courses per academic year in the Geology degree program and in support of the Department’s minor in Environmental Science and Policy. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach introductory courses in physical geology and the associated laboratory, Earth resources, and environmental science and policy.

The ideal candidate will be prepared to mentor undergraduate student research in geology through Clemson University’s Creative Inquiry Program (www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/watt/creative-inquiry/index.html).

Experience with and/or interest in recruiting and outreach activities for the Geology program will be reviewed favorably; commitment to these activities have the possibility of receiving up to one course release per year. Opportunities exist for collaboration within the uniquely interdisciplinary environment of the EEES Department, as well as with colleagues in other departments at Clemson University. Information about the EEES Department is available at www.clemson.edu/eees/.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications The successful candidate will have earned a PhD in Geosciences, Geological Engineering, or a closely related discipline. Candidates who can demonstrate strong teaching skills and have experience instructing both introductory and specialized undergraduate geology courses are preferred.

How to apply

Application Instructions Applications received by January 16, 2019 will receive full consideration, with the review process continuing until the position is filled. To apply for this position all application material must be submitted via Interfolio. The application packet should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and the names and addresses of four references. Please contact the Department Chair, Dr. David L. Freedman (dfreedm@clemson.edu or 864-656-5566) for additional information about the position.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body. Ranked as the 20th best national public university by U.S.News & World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life. In fact, 91 percent of our seniors say they’d pick Clemson again if they had it to do over.