DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Research Assistant Professor, Micropaleontology
The Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida in association with the Florida Museum of Natural History, invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor with expertise in micropaleontology, especially Foraminifera. The successful candidate will be expected to improve the stratigraphic and systematic microfossil collections at the Florida Museum of Natural History, develop independent research projects utilizing those collections, and teach one undergraduate paleontology course and one other course as appropriate per academic year. This is a twelve-month, full-time, non-tenure track position. It is renewable annually upon successful review, with an expected maximum term of three years. A Ph.D. in geology or a closely related field is required. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.
For additional information please contact Dr. John Jaeger, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, P.O. Box 112120, Gainesville, FL 32611-2120. Review of applications will begin on April 18, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must apply online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ Job Requisition # 496762. For full consideration, the application should include: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research and teaching experience and goals; and (4) the names of three colleagues who might be contacted for letters of recommendation.
The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department prior to employment. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States must be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). The selection process will be conducted under the provisions of Florida’s “Government in the Sunshine” and Public Records laws.