Geoscience Education

published Oct 28, 2020 11:16am

The Department of Geological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Geoscience Education beginning August 2021. CSUF is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing campus diversity. We seek a geoscience educator who develops, applies, and evaluates new geoscience teaching innovations and curricula, and conducts innovative geoscience education research. We expect candidates to show evidence of an existing or developing, active, externally funded, student-centered research program. We seek a scholar who demonstrates interest and ability to teach courses in geoscience education and general geology at various levels including; general education, lower- and upper-division undergraduate, and graduate courses. The successful candidate shall:

  1. coordinate geoscience education courses
  2. help facilitate the integration of teacher preparation
  3. be involved in program-level assessment for our department

Applicants should submit a cover letter, separate teaching and research statements, as well as a statement discussing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service, a CV, and a list of three individuals who will provide letters of reference if requested. To be assured full consideration, all application materials must be received by December 15, 2020. Submit materials online here.

Questions concerning the application or receipt of application materials should be sent to: Dr. W. Richard Laton