Tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor, Geomorphology, Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.
Oct 01, 2017
Oct 31, 2017
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The Middle Tennessee State University Department of Geosciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in quantitative and process geomorphology beginning August 1, 2018. Applicants with field-based teaching and research experiences and the ability to teach computational geoscience methods courses are preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake collaborative and multi-disciplinary research within the department and university, and to be actively involved in university and professional service. Candidates must have completed a PhD in geosciences or related field at time of appointment.

MTSU Geosciences offers BS degrees in Geoscience with concentrations in Geology, Physical Geography, Environmental Science (beginning Fall Semester 2018), and a MS concentration in Geosciences. The Department is comprised of 12 faculty and research staff, approximately 100 undergraduate majors, and 20 graduate students.  In 2017, the Department moved into new teaching and research facilities, including specialized laboratories in GIS, remote sensing, hydrology and geochemistry. The Department emphasizes excellence in teaching, while also supporting the development of new and innovative research programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Required documents for application include a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research experience and interest. Three letters of recommendation and official university transcripts (not issued to student) of all degrees received will be required of all applicants selected for an interview. Please contact Dr. Melissa Lobegeier (Melissa.Lobegeier@MTSU.edu, 615-898-2403) with questions.

To apply for this position, go to http://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu and follow the instructions on how to complete an application, attach documents, and submit online. Review of applications begins November 6 and continues until position is filled. Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience. Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at http://police.mtsu.edu/crime_statistics.htm. or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at 615-898-2424. EO/AA employer.