Department: IU Southeast School of Natural Sciences
The School of Natural Sciences at Indiana University Southeast seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor of Geosciences to begin August 2020. This is a permanent, tenure track position. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geology (or Geosciences) at the time of appointment. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is highly desirable.
As a permanent position, teaching responsibilities are three classes or equivalent per semester, including Mineralogy and Petrology. The successful candidate is also responsible for teaching Physical Geology with Laboratory and Physical Geography with Laboratory in addition to core courses that may include Structural Geology, X-Ray Mineralogy, and Energy Sources and Needs. Critical to this position is an individual who is committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Enthusiasm for teaching, mentoring and advising a diverse population of students is essential. Strong preference will be given to applicants who are willing to involve undergraduate students in research. Funds to assist in starting a research program will be available, along with lab space to set up a research laboratory. Salary and fringe benefits are competitive. Service to the university is an expected part of the position.
Candidates should upload a letter of interest, vita, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, research interests, and the name/email address of three references. Contact Human Resources if any accommodations are needed during the application process due to a disability.
IU Southeast is one of eight degree-granting campuses of Indiana University and is located minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The area is known for cultural, sports and recreational activities and has a very low cost-of-living index. IU Southeast has an enrollment of about 5000 students and offers bachelors and masters degree in a wide range of disciplines.
IU Southeast is committed to a learning environment that actively seeks to support students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Consistent with the university's commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. IU Southeast is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.
Review of applicants will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Required qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geology (or Geosciences) at the time of appointment. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is desirable but not mandatory. Service to the university is an expected part of the position.
Department Contact for Questions:
Please contact Mr. Clint Franklin (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair of the Search Committee, with any questions.
OAA #: SE-19-15
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8585
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