Geoscience Education assistant Professor at Cal State Fullerton

published Sep 11, 2014 8:43am


The Department of Geological Sciences at California State University Fullerton invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship that will begin August 2015. Area of expertise shall include the study of geoscience education. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active, externally funded program involving undergraduate and Master's students in the candidate's field of study. The successful candidate must demonstrate interest and ability to teach courses in geoscience education at lower- and upper-division levels. Additional teaching may include introductory-level geosciences and upper-division/graduate courses. The successful candidate shall: (1) coordinate geoscience education courses; (2) help facilitate the integration of teacher preparation into our B.A. program; and (3) be involved in program-level assessment for our department. For a complete position description, see (link broken).

To apply, send a single pdf file including: 1) a detailed curriculum vita; 2) a letter of application; 3) a teaching statement that includes: a discussion of relevant course work and/or experience in preparation for teaching, a list of courses you are qualified to teach, and a statement of your teaching philosophy; and, 4) a statement of your future research plans and/or goals, as the pertain to the geoscience education position. Letters of recommendation from at least three referees familiar with your teaching and research potential should be sent separately. Applicants and referees should email materials directly to: Dr. Matthew Kirby . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, submit all application materials by November 14, 2014.

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.