Visiting Assistant Professor

Purdue University
Up to $50,000
Jul 06, 2018
Aug 05, 2018
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Purdue University

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at Purdue University seeks a visiting assistant professor, to begin August 2018. This is an academic year appointment with the possibility of additional funding for summer teaching. The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in geology, geophysics or related sciences.  The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses for non-majors, such as Earthquakes & Volcanoes, and Fossil Fuels and Society.   

Screening of applications will begin July 16, 2018, and the search will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants can learn more about the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at

To apply, submit: (1) a cover letter, including contact information of three people who may be asked to send letters of reference; (2) a curriculum vita; and (3) statement of teaching experience and interests, to with the subject line “Visiting Asst. Professor – G&G”.  A background check is required for employment in this position. 

Purdue University’s Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.