Lab Instructor and Technical Support Person in Geosciences

Location
Northampton, Massachusetts (US)
Posted
Apr 06, 2021
Closes
May 06, 2021
Education Level
Masters
Job Type
Full-time
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

The Department of Geosciences at Smith College invites applications for a 3-year, benefits eligible position at the rank of Laboratory Instructor coupled with a half-time curricular and technical support position to begin July 1, 2021.  Teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include teaching introductory level Geology and Oceanography laboratory sections that may include teaching in the field. The technical and curricular support expectations are to provide support for the Department of Geosciences’ instructional programs including assisting students and faculty in the use of specialized scientific equipment, maintaining equipment, arranging logistics of student field trips, maintaining teaching collections and displays, and assisting in the classroom. A Master’s degree in geosciences or related field is required. Applicants with experience in the support of geoscience research, including technical expertise in geoscience equipment and teaching experience are especially encouraged to apply, as are candidates from groups underrepresented in Geosciences.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here.  The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of Geosciences may be found at https://www.smith.edu/academics/geosciences.

Submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/86164 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, and three confidential letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on May 1.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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