Assistant Professor

Towson, Maryland
Sep 01, 2018
Sep 30, 2018
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Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences

Assistant Professor

Applications are invited for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor of Geosciences position at Towson University in the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences starting August 2019. A PhD in a relevant area is required and postdoctoral experience is preferred. This position supports the Geology program and the interdisciplinary graduate and undergraduate programs in Environmental Science and Studies. Preference will be given to candidates with research and teaching interests in the areas of sedimentology and stratigraphy and/or paleobiology. Candidates with a background in hydrogeology, in environmental or low-temperature geochemistry, or in geophysics and whose interests overlap with the priorities already listed will also be considered. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and upper-level geology courses and will likely include a graduate-level environmental geology course. Research responsibilities include establishment of a productive research program that involves students and pursuit of external funding. Electronic applications should be submitted as a single PDF file that includes a cover letter, CV and 2-page teaching and research statements. Three letters of reference should also be submitted by email. All materials should be send to Dr. David Schaefer, Review of applications will begin on October 5, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Additional information can be found at FCSM-N-3212

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