Full Time Instructor Position, Earth Sciences Department, University of South Alabama

published May 16, 2019 1:35pm

May 16, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019

The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of South Alabama invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure-track geology Instructor position, starting August 15, 2019. We seek a broadly trained geoscientist to teach introductory Physical Geology and Earth History sections. Additional duties include maintaining the instructional specimen collection and assisting with a capstone summer field geology course. Minimum qualifications: a M.S. degree in Geology or a related discipline at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated success in the classroom as well as the potential to recruit undergraduate geology majors and to contribute to the outgrowth of the department, college, and university.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send a single pdf file containing (1) a cover letter of interest, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) a one-page statement regarding teaching philosophy, and (4) a one-page statement outlining strategies for inclusivity and recruitment. Also, please arrange to have sent to the Search Committee Chairperson, Dr. Alex Beebe, your official sealed transcripts sent from all colleges/universities attended, and arrange to have three signed, original or pdf letters of reference sent to Dr. Beebe. His email address is dbeebe@southalabama.edu, and his mailing address is: Search Committee Chair, Department of Earth Sciences, University of South Alabama, 5871 USA Drive N., LSCB Rm 136, Mobile, AL 36688-0002.

The Department of Earth Sciences consists of 15 full-time faculty members and approximately 160 undergraduate majors. The department offers B.S. degrees in geology, geography, and meteorology, as well as a GIS certificate/minor. More information pertaining to the department can be found on our website at https://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/artsandsci/earthsci/.

The University of South Alabama is a comprehensive, public institution of approximately 15,000 students and more than 100 academic programs located on the Gulf Coast in Mobile, Alabama. Founded in 1963, the University of South Alabama fosters an environment that couples engaging learning experiences with high-level research, enabling our faculty and students to be leaders in their disciplines. The university's 1,200-acre campus is rapidly developing with new facilities and resources for housing and recreation, health sciences, the arts, engineering, the sciences, and athletics.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Alex Beebe, Search Committee Chair.

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.