The Department of Geosciences at Auburn University invites applications for a 9-month nontenure-track faculty position in Paleobiology beginning August 15, 2020. The position is a one-year appointment subject to renewal based on performance, need for services, and available funding.
Applicants must have a PhD in geosciences with demonstrable teaching experience at the time the appointment begins. The teaching load will be three courses each semester. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses including, but not limited to Earth and Life through Time (introductory Historical Geology) and Introduction to Paleobiology, an upper-level undergraduate/graduate course in Introductory Micropaleontology, as well as one graduate-level course as determined by the candidate's expertise, experience and department needs. Special consideration will be given to candidates with the ability to teach courses in sedimentary geology. Desired qualifications include experience with: (1) implementing inquiry, project, or technology-based active learning into teaching; and (2) quantitative, analytical, and/or field-based tools that could be incorporated into both undergraduate and graduate courses.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application (1-2 pages) describing teaching philosophy and experience, and the names and contact information of three professional references. To apply please go to http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/3910, complete the online form and upload the required application documents. The candidate selected for the position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment begins and be able to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required.
Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. Please visit the following website for more information: http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/pdf/guidelines-dual-career-services.pdf.
Applicants are also encouraged to visit the following website to learn more about Auburn University: http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/facultyjobs/. To learn more about the Department of Geosciences please visit: (http://www.auburn.edu/cosam/geosciences/index.htm). Review of applications will begin January 15, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.
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