The Department of Geosciences currently has 19 tenure-track faculty, 5 clinical faculty and 3 full-time instructors, and offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Within Geosciences there are 4 areas of emphasis: Professional Geology, Environmental Geosciences, Geography/Geospatial Sciences, and Meteorology/Climatology. The Department was recently named a Center of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences by the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. More information about the Department of Geosciences is available on our website: http://www.geosciences.msstate.edu.
Area of Specialization:
General Geosciences (Geology, Geography and Meteorology)
Anticipated Appointment Date:
August 16, 2020
Tenure Track Status:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The typical course load for an instructor is four courses per semester. Summer teaching may be available for additional salary. Instructor must have the ability to effectively teach different introductory courses in geology, geography, or meteorology.
An M.S. degree in Geosciences or related field. Demonstration commitment to excellence in teaching.
ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):
At least 3 - 5 years teaching experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Commitment to high quality teaching and strong communication skills including writing and public speaking. Ability to work effectively with students in a classroom environment.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
The successful candidates must be able to teach in a classroom setting and conduct service in the profession.
Instructions for Applying:
All applicants must apply online at www.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for at least three professional references.
This position is contingent upon the availability of funding.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 499890
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University, we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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