Visiting Lecturer, Geology

Wellesley, Massachusetts (US)
Mar 17, 2017
Apr 16, 2017
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The Department of Geosciences invites applications for a non-tenure-track Visiting Lecturer position for the 2017 – 18 academic year. We are seeking a candidate with a strong background in field geology and commitment to teaching in the field. The primary responsibility of the position is teaching introductory geosciences, earth materials, and structural geology in small classroom and laboratory settings. The Department supports student faculty research and would be delighted if the candidate can bring their own research into the classroom.

Wellesley is a highly selective liberal arts college for women located 12 miles west of Boston. Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in geoscience or near completion, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Review of applications begins on March 25, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and the names/email addresses of three references through our online application system at:

If circumstances make it impossible to submit materials through our application site, please email us at Questions about the position should be directed to Dan Brabander at Wellesley College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and service. We are dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty, and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented minorities and women.

Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Wellesley College and all its subcontractors shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Wellesley College and all of its subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.