Geoscientist, Environmental or Engineering Geology
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at California State University, East Bay, has an opening for a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level. We seek a geoscientist with expertise in environmental or engineering geology. The candidate should have an interest in geologic hazards, including faults, landslides, liquefaction, or the effects of climate-induced changes such as fire and drought on humans. Expertise in California environmental geoscience and experience with field methods and the ability to teach them would be assets. Applicants should be willing to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in geology and/or environmental science and develop a student-centered, externally funded research program in a culturally diverse community. The candidate should be a dynamic teacher-scholar who employs innovative, evidence-based teaching practices and has a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: For full consideration, applications should be received by November 15th, 2021. Required materials include a letter of application addressing the qualifications noted in the position announcement, a complete and current vita, and a teaching statement. Applicants are strongly encouraged to also include a one-page diversity statement that explains how they will engage a diverse student population in their teaching, research, mentoring, and advising. Applicants will need to provide the names and contact information of three people who are willing to write a confidential letter of recommendation.
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