Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Geology

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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Geology
Middlebury College

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The Geology Department at Middlebury College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall 2021. We seek an innovative earth scientist who studies Earth's climate, hydrosphere, cryosphere, or other environmental systems with approaches that might include numerical modeling, coding, spatial analysis, or data science. The successful applicant will be expected to effectively integrate cutting-edge quantitative research methods in an undergraduate curriculum, to teach classes at both the introductory and upper-level level, to advise student research, to develop a research program in their area of expertise that is suitable for undergraduate involvement, and to contribute to the college-wide curriculum including the first-year seminar program and 4-week Winter term opportunities. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

At Middlebury, we strive to create a respectful and engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials, please provide a one-page statement on inclusivity that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/78236 ), submit: (1) a letter of application addressed to Peter Ryan, Search Committee Chair; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) undergraduate and graduate transcripts; (4) a statement of teaching and research plans including a list of introductory and upper-level courses you are prepared to teach; (5) diversity and inclusivity statement; and (6) the names and contact information of 3 potential references. More information on the position is available at https://apply.interfolio.com/78236 and our department page, http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/geol/news/assistant-professor-of-geology-position. Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks.

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Posted: 8/26/2020
Application Due: 8/26/2032
Work Type: Full Time