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Assistant Lecturer in Geology

Wheaton College
Wheaton, Illinois (US)
Closing date
Mar 3, 2023

Job Details

The Department of Earth and Environmental Science at Wheaton College, Illinois, invites applications for a permanent, part-time, geoscience lecturer position, starting Fall semester 2023.

We are seeking a qualified individual with a passion for teaching geology and environmental science-themed introductory courses and the expertise to cover undergraduate geology major curricular requirements in one or more of the following areas: sedimentary geology; structural geology and field methods; geology and climate change; and/or geophysics. Ability to teach GIS coursework or to mentor students in research would be of additional value. It is also expected that the candidate will be intentional in their role to help facilitate diversity and inclusion in our department community. The teaching load would be 16 credit hours per academic year with additional opportunities for employment during summer field courses at the Wheaton College Science Station in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Please email Dr. Andrew Luhmann ( with any questions and provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae to begin the application process. Additional application materials will be requested from promising candidates. Review of completed applications will begin in February 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

WHEATON COLLEGE is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body. We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom. For more information about Wheaton College visit

Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.


Established in 1860 as a co-ed institution, Wheaton College is a private, residential, and interdenominational Christian liberal arts college, where the pursuit of faith and learning is taken seriously.

Wheaton is an explicitly Christian, academically rigorous, fully residential liberal arts college and graduate school located in Wheaton, Illinois. More than 40 undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, and 15 graduate degrees are offered by top-quality professors.

Wheaton College is located in suburban Wheaton, a residential community 25 miles west of downtown Chicago, with easy access to the city, and O'Hare and Midway International Airports.

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