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Assistant Professor of Geology (Mineralogy / Petrology)

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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Geology (Mineralogy / Petrology)
Location: GA Southwestern State Univ
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 1441
Job Summary

The Geology and Physics Department at Georgia Southwestern State University invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Geology. Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Geology with a specialty in Mineralogy or Igneous/Metamorphic Petrology. The successful candidate will teach courses in introductory geology, upper-level courses in Geology in their area of specialization, and other courses to be determined by the chair. Experience with X-ray diffraction would be a plus.

The successful applicant is also expected to advise students – both as senior thesis advisor and in general within the Geology degree program. The department is active in research and contract work, and continued research and scholarship are expected.

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Geology is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous college teaching experience is preferred. Experience with X-ray diffraction techniques is also preferred.

Required Documents to Attach

Please attach a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy and research interests. In addition, please send three letters of reference to Human Resources, 800 GSW State University Drive, Americus, GA 31709. They can also be mailed to [email protected]

About Us

Georgia Southwestern State University – a four-year institution – cultivates excellence in learning and teaching that encourages intellectual, personal, and social growth for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Georgia Southwestern State University is a comprehensive state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master’s and specialist degree programs.

Georgia Southwestern is committed to serving the needs of its developing region with educational programs for high school, for professional and technical graduates; post-graduate professional training; research and business services; and cultural enrichment. Through its national and international affiliations, the University links Southwest Georgia with the global economy and actively fosters a greater understanding of international business and culture.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at 229-931-2000 or by email at [email protected].

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or [email protected].

Conditions of Employment Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating eligibility for employment with Georgia Southwestern State University, as determined by Georgia Southwestern State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

Equal Employment Opportunity Georgia Southwestern State University is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the University takes affirmative action to preclude discrimination in recruiting, transferring, training and terminating of employees because of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, veterans status, disability or any other reason in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes, executive orders and other regulations which prohibit discriminatory employment practices.

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/10/2018
Application Due: 12/23/2018
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