The Department of Geosciences invites applications for a one-year lecturer appointment for the 2019-2020 academic year beginning August 15, 2019, to provide instruction for our B.S. Geographic Information Science and/or B.S. Environmental and Applied Geology degree programs. Preference will be given to faculty with the ability to teach introductory GIS in addition to general education courses in geology, environmental geography, and/or physical geography. Candidates may be asked to provide instruction for an upper-level course. Candidates must exhibit a commitment to excellence in teaching at the general education and undergraduate level. Teaching expectations include a 30-credit hour load per academic year.
Review of applications will begin May 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Masters degree in geoscience or related field from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution is required. Experience developing and delivering classroom instruction at a university setting.
Position Title: Visiting Lecturer-Geosciences
Posting Number: F00085P
Internal Number: 9979
About Eastern Kentucky University
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .