Assistant Professor of Geology

Beloit, Wisconsin
Jul 05, 2017
Aug 04, 2017
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Assistant Professor of Geology

Beloit College

The Beloit College Department of Geology invites applicants for a tenure-track position in the area of Earth History and Climate (Paleoclimatology) to begin August 2018. The successful applicant will teach courses in climate and historical geology for geology majors and non-majors. Additional courses taught will reflect the applicant’s area of specialty, and might include paleontology, sedimentology, geochemistry, and geoarchaeology. We seek candidates that can contribute to the departments’ commitment to increasing access and opportunities for populations under-represented in the geosciences.  The successful candidate will develop a research program that engages undergraduates, contribute to all-college programs such as first-year seminars, interdisciplinary studies, and international education, and serve in leadership roles in campus governance.  An ability to contribute to an interdisciplinary Environmental Studies program is considered an asset.

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.

Inquiries may be addressed to Susan Swanson, department chair ( Interested individuals may submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references to To ensure full consideration, please submit all materials by November 15, 2017. The search will remain open until the position is filled.