Visiting faculty position in sedimentary geology

University of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee
Oct 01, 2018
Oct 31, 2018
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The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Memphis is searching to fill a visiting faculty position in sedimentary geology with emphasis in stratigraphy and paleontology.  The position is a 1-semester limited-term appointment to begin on January 14, 2019 with possible renewal for the 2019-20 academic year.  The Department of Earth Sciences is an interdisciplinary program in archaeology, geography, and geology that offers B.A., M.A., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth Sciences. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Earth Sciences, Geology or closely related field at the time of appointment.  Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sedimentary geology, publish scholarly research, and foster research opportunities for students.  Position responsibilities also include contributing to departmental service needs and conducting outreach activities. Applicants are expected to effectively teach multiple subjects in sedimentary geology and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Applicants must submit their application through Click on the full-time faculty menu to find the visiting faculty position in Earth Sciences posting. Applications must include a letter detailing personal qualifications and experience related to the position, a comprehensive curriculum vita, copies or links to at least two peer-reviewed publications, and the full names and contact information (the address, phone number, and email address) of three professional referees. Screening of applications will begin November 10, 2018, and may continue until the position is filled. For additional information visit Please contact Dr. Dan Larsen ( if you have any questions.

The University of Memphis is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.