Lecturer in Geosciences

published Oct 25, 2011 2:24pm

The School of Natural Sciences at IU Southeast seeks applicants for a Lecturer in Geosciences position beginning August, 2012.

Minimum requirement is a Masters degree in Geography or Geology. Applicants with a PhD are encouraged to apply. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is desirable.

Responsibilities include a teaching load of 12 credit hours/semester selected from introductory courses in Physical Geography and Physical Geography Laboratory, World Regional Geography, and General Geology. Additionally, the lecturer would be expected to teach an occasional advanced course (within the 12 credit hours) in their specialty, selected from, but not limited to: Hydrogeology, Environmental Geoscience, Structural Geology, Paleontology, Soils, and Geo Information Science (GIS). Service to the university is also required.

To apply, send a letter of interest, vita, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy with innovative ideas and names and email addresses of three references to hr@ius.edu with Attention: Dr. Glenn Mason, Chair, Geosciences Search, c/o Human Resources, IU Southeast, 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany, IN 47150. Also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the same address. For full consideration, applications should be received by December 30, 2011. Contact Human Resources if any accommodations are needed during the application process due to a disability.

IU Southeast is one of eight degree-granting campuses of Indiana University and is located minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The area is known for cultural, sports and recreational activities and has a very low cost-of-living index. IU Southeast has an enrollment of over 7200 students and offers bachelors and masters degrees in a wide range of disciplines. A new Graduate Center was opened in nearby Jeffersonville in 2003, a new state-of-the-art $15.5M library opened in 2005, the University Center was renovated in 2006-07 and on-campus student housing opened in 2008.

IU Southeast is committed to a learning environment that actively seeks to support students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Consistent with the university's commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. IU Southeast is an AA/EOE.