Geoscience Education - Western Washington University

published Sep 25, 2015 1:09pm

Geoscience Education. Western Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor starting September 2016, with a joint appointment between the Geology Department and the Science, Math, and Technology Education Program (SMATE). Western Washington University is a nationally recognized, public, masters-granting institution located in the Pacific Northwest at the base of the North Cascade Mountains. The Geology Department and SMATE Program are committed to WWU's goal of recruiting and retaining diverse faculty, and welcome applications from diverse candidates. The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in geoscience teaching and science teacher preparation. An active research program in geoscience and/or geoscience education is expected. A Ph.D. by hire date is required. Please see the full position announcement for required and preferred qualifications: https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=6652.

To apply, submit a curriculum vita, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research plans to WWU's Electronic Application System for Employment (linked to electronic job posting). In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be mailed to chris.sutton@wwu.edu or Chris Sutton, Geology Department, Western Washington University, 516 High Street, Bellingham WA 98225-9080. Questions regarding this position should be directed to the search committee chair, Susan DeBari (susan.debari@wwu.edu). Review of applications begins December 21, 2015; position is open until filled. WWU is an EO/AA employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

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