Assistant Professor of Geology

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Position TitleAssistant Professor of GeologyPosting NumberFac00429Employment TypeFull-TimeBenefits AvailableYes Position Summary Information

Nature of Work

The Department of Natural Sciences which is housed within the School of Arts & Sciences is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Geology. This is a 10-month, tenure track position. The expected starting date is August 1, 2020.

Essential Duties

The primary role of this position will be teaching introductory and upper level courses in Geology and other related courses in Environmental Science such as Geographic Information Systems, Coastal Geomorphology, Geochemistry, and Hydrology. The successful candidate will have proven knowledge and experience in Geology. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in undergraduate advising, support departmental and college-wide and initiatives, including the development of new courses and improvement of existing curricula. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and be able to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and faculty. The successful candidate will be a strongly motivated and enthusiastic individual with a firm commitment to excellence in teaching. In addition, the successful candidate will be encouraged to develop a research program involving undergraduate students. The candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with others and be willing to teach both day and evening courses at the Brunswick campus or Camden Center location as needed.

Minimum Qualifications and Training

Must have earned a Doctorate degree with 18 semester hours at the graduate level in Geological Sciences or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications and Training

Applicants who are interested in mentoring undergraduate research in coastal hydrogeology and/or environmental science and/or geology. Preference will be given to candidates who are also qualified to develop courses in remote sensing and spatial statistics.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The College of Coastal Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.


Based on the University system of Georgia’s policy, official sealed transcripts must be provided upon offer and acceptance of all Faculty positions.

CCGA Information

College of Coastal Georgia is an undergraduate college in the University System of Georgia. Located on Georgia’s coast, the College campus is in Brunswick with additional outreach through the Camden Center in Kingsland. The vision of the College is to be a college of choice for students within Georgia and beyond, providing an outstanding education for tomorrow’s leaders and citizens through service-learning, global awareness and engaged entrepreneurship. With a strong emphasis on student retention, progression and timely graduation, the College offers baccalaureate degrees in American Studies, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, French, Health Informatics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Nursing (BSN), Psychology, Public Management, Spanish, and Workforce Management and Leadership, as well as career associate degrees in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Nursing (ASN) and Radiologic Science. A veterans-friendly campus, the College is a designated Yellow Ribbon School. Approximately 3,000 students are served by more than 200 staff members and a teaching faculty of whom 52% hold doctoral degrees. CCGA is an active participant in the Complete College Georgia initiative designed to support community partnerships and develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills necessary to address the challenges of 21st century economic development and community wellbeing. For more information, visit the College website: http://www.ccga.edu

Posting Detail Information

Open Date09/18/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesPosting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn of this job opening?
    • Brunswick News
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Coastal CareerLink
    • College of Coastal Georgia website (www.ccga.edu)
    • Current/Former College Employee
    • Personal Referral
    • www.higheredjobs.com
    • University System Applicant Clearinghouse
    • Other
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Georgia Department of Labor
  2. * Are you currently employed by this College? If yes, enter the department name. If no, enter "No".

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * What will your highest level of education be as of the anticipated start date?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Transcripts 1
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts 2
  2. Other Documents

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/20/2019
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