Lecturer in Geology, Specializing in Environmental Geospatial Sciences

University of Dayton, Dayton
Nov 07, 2018
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Lecturer in Geology, Specializing in Environmental Geospatial Sciences

Department of Geology, University of Dayton

The Department of Geology invites applications for a nine month, annually renewable, non-tenure-track lecturer position. This is a full time and benefit-eligible position.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach four courses per semester. These courses include introductory lectures and labs in geography, geology, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and environmental geology. Candidates will also mentor undergraduate students in GIS-related capstone projects.  The position begins August 16, 2019.

Required qualifications:  A Ph.D. in geography, geology, environmental geoscience, or a closely related field is required at the time of application, with an emphasis in geo-spatial information technology. Applicants must be able to teach introductory and advanced GIS courses using the ESRI ArcGIS software. They must also possess effective written communication skills.

For a complete list of qualifications and to apply, go to http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/27666  A complete application consists of a cover letter of interest addressing the required and preferred qualifications, a complete CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus for an introductory course in GIS; a copy of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should discuss the applicant’s potential as a teacher. Optional materials include evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e. summary of teaching evaluations).

Application deadline: February 15, 2019.

The Department of Geology offers BS degrees in Geology and Environmental Geology and a graduate certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). It is also actively involved in the University’s Sustainability Studies Program.  For more information on the department, please visit http://www.udayton.edu/artssciences/geology/index.php.

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university.  The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.