Assistant Professor of Geology

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Assistant Professor/9-Mth

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Assistant Professor of Geology

Position Summary:

The Department of Geology at William & Mary invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in the 2021-2022 academic year. We seek a broadly-trained geoscientist whose research and teaching interests may include hydrology, surface processes, sedimentology, and/or watershed processes. The successful candidate will teach courses and advise research students in their area of specialty as well as contribute introductory-level courses in geology and environmental science. The expected teaching load is two courses per semester. The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a research program that incorporates mentorship of undergraduate research students.

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. is required at the time the candidate begins the appointment (August 10, 2021).

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Job Category:

Instructional Faculty

Special Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a statement describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applicants will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for submitting letters of recommendation. Requests will be sent at the short-listed stage of the evaluation process.

For full consideration, submit your materials by the review date of March 15, 2021. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Benefits Summary Statement:

FT, Quasi FT: William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to:




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Posted: 1/31/2021
Application Due: 5/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time