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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position: Geology

Alfred University
Alfred, New York (US)
60k-65K Annual + Benefits
Closing date
Oct 28, 2023

Job Details

The Division of Environmental Studies and Geology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Alfred University invites applications for a tenure-track position in geology at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2024. 

We are seeking candidates with disciplinary expertise in any area of geology or environmental geosciences. The successful candidate will be a teacher/scholar dedicated to effective teaching and able to develop a research program involving undergraduates. The required teaching duties include introductory-level geology courses and upper-division courses on topics that will interest a broad range of students. In particular, the candidate must be able to teach Structural Geology and Mineralogy & Petrology. Candidates with an interest in the intersection of society, sustainability, and geoscience are encouraged to apply. We require applicants to have a Ph.D. in geology, earth science, or related field prior to appointment. The successful candidate will teach 12 credits per semester. Additional teaching opportunities in the summer and winter breaks are available. 

Founded in 1836 and nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains in western New York State, Alfred University is a small comprehensive private university committed to teaching and research and devoted to pursuing technical expertise, artistic creativity, and humanistic learning. It is situated on a sprawling 232-acre learning community where about 1,700 undergraduate and 140 graduate students attend. 

To apply please submit:

  • letter of application
  • curriculum vitae
  • statements of 
    • teaching philosophy
    • scholarly interests
    • diversity and inclusion
  • three letters of recommendation sent to

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. 


Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.


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