Assistant Professor of Geosciences
The Geosciences Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in soft rock geology, to begin August 2013. Preference will be given to those with demonstrated commitment and experience in teaching; experience in soils, geomorphology, and glacial geology with environmental concentration. The department offers B.S. degrees in Geosciences. This is an academic year position (9 months).
The successful candidate will teach lecture and laboratory courses including both introductory level courses in Geosciences (e.g. Historical Geology and Rocks and Minerals) and upper level courses in soft rock geology or environmental applications with field studies. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will concurrently conduct research and scholarly activities related to his/her specialty, actively seeking internal and external fund support, and engaging in scientific publications at the local, regional, and national levels. Furthermore, the successful candidate will be participating in departmental and university-wide services. Working with diverse populations and non-traditional students is essential for this position.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to access, diversity, engagement, and academic excellence. It currently enrolls approximately 5,100 students, many of whom are first generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the ethnic and racial diversity of the communities it serves in Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Counties. Located in northern Kenosha County in the Chicago-Milwaukee urban corridor, much of the university’s 700-acre campus has been preserved in its natural wooded and prairie state.
Review of Applications:
Review of applications will begin February 15, 2013 and continue until position is filled. For full consideration, all application materials should be received by this date.
Please send application materials to Katy Aiello at firstname.lastname@example.org
A completed application packet includes:
This announcement can be obtained online at http://www.uwp.edu, keyword “jobs.”
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer