Visiting position in 21-22 : Assistant Professor, Sedimentary Geology, Colorado College

published Jan 14, 2021 8:34am

The Department of Geology at Colorado College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position in sedimentary geology.

Job Description

The position entails the teaching of upper-level sedimentology/stratigraphy and mentoring for undergraduates doing research in that field. The successful applicant should demonstrate an ability to utilize innovative teaching methods, illuminate connections between earth sciences and society, and maximize on inquiry-based teaching opportunities afforded by the Colorado College Block Plan (one course at a time format: see for description). Experience with Rocky Mountain/western United States geology, and acquaintance with the geologic evolution of the Colorado region, are valued, as are the ability to employ instrumentation and/or analytical or modeling approaches as components of undergraduate courses. Complete job description and application instructions can be found on our career page.

About Colorado College

Colorado College's residential campus is situated in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in a varied geologic, geographic and cultural landscape at the base of Pikes Peak [Tava Mountain].

The College is committed to the development of faculty and staff who employ inclusive practices in teaching, learning, and working, to increasing diversity in academia, and to countering racism. Applicants who can contribute to these efforts are encouraged to apply. Information about College's DEI position and anti-racism commitment is available at . The College and Geology Department acknowledge that we reside and work on ancestral lands of the Ute and other indigenous peoples.

Additional information

Inquiries may be addressed to Christine Siddoway,