viernes, octubre 21, 2011

Un puesto de trabajo de paleontólogo en el Williams College. EE.UU.

Os adjuntamos información de un puesto de trabajo de paleontólogo en el Williams College. Es un puesto para investigadores y/o docentes con una cierta experiencia.

The Geosciences Department at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment beginning 1 July 2012. We seek a colleague in the broad areas of paleontology, paleoecology, stratigraphy, and geobiology. The applicant must have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, and is expected to develop a vigorous research program that engages undergraduate students. We especially welcome applications from individuals with a strong field component to their research, but will also consider more laboratory-oriented scientists. The successful candidate will teach three courses per year, (lectures plus lab). Teaching responsibilities include historical geology and paleontology, as well as other specialized courses. Examples of such courses include, but are not limited to, sequence stratigraphy, basin analysis, biostratigraphy, paleoecology, evolutionary biology, life in extreme environments, or the interaction of organisms with the earth!
's crust and atmosphere. The Geosciences Department is committed to providing excellent training for future geoscientists, as well as teaching earth science as part of a balanced liberal arts education. Our department also contributes many courses to the Center for Environmental Studies at Williams College. Further information about the department can be found at http://web.williams.edu/Geoscience/. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or dissertation completed by the time of appointment, some teaching experience, and a vigorous research program suitable for undergraduate student involvement. Appointment is normally at the beginning assistant professor level, although a more senior appointment is possible under special circumstances. Deadline for applications is 31 October 2011.