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The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of New Mexico invites applications for a full time, 9-month appointment at the rank of Visiting Lecturer II or III to begin August 1, 2024 or January 6, 2025.  The department seeks to hire a specialist in Geoscience Education.  Specifically, the department seeks a Visiting Lecturer II or III with knowledge and experience teaching in introductory Geology and Environmental Science courses.
In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the undergraduate laboratory sections for the introductory geoscience classes  All Lecturers are reviewed annually.  Workload is determined by the department Chair and University policies.

To apply, please access the University of New Mexico’s online application system at https://www.unmedu/jobs and apply for posting requisition #29971. Only applications submitted through this website can be considered. Applicants should pay extra attention to the “Special Instructions to Applicants,” which detail all of the required elements that must accompany the application. Applications must include a cover letter describing the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the minimum and preferred criteria (e.g., research agenda, teaching ability, commitment to success of diverse students, etc.); a current curriculum vita (please include email address and telephone number); and a one-page teaching statement. Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For best consideration, all required application materials must be received by the for best consideration date of July 12, 2024. We will only consider complete applications. The position will remain open until filled. Inquiries about the position should be directed to the search committee chair Dr. Corrine Myers, cemyers@unm.edu and department chair, Dr Joseph Galewsky, galewsky@unm.edu. The University of New Mexico is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply including women, minorities, and those from underrepresented groups.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Geoscience Education or related field completed by start date of appointment (August 1, 2024)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Geoscience Education or related field
  • Demonstrated experience and strength in teaching at the undergraduate level
  • Ability to contribute to other core areas in the department
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Applications must include a cover letter describing the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the minimum and preferred criteria (e.g., research agenda, teaching ability, commitment to success of diverse students, etc.); a current curriculum vita (please include email address and telephone number); and a one-page teaching statement. Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For best consideration, please apply by 7/12/2024. This position will remain open until filled.

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The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is on the main campus of the University of New Mexico, close to Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories. The University is the largest and most comprehensive of the state’s institutions of higher education and is both a Carnegie Very High Research University and a federally-designated Hispanic-Serving Institution. Located in Albuquerque, the largest and fastest growing metropolitan area in the state, the University of New Mexico features a growing campus that reflects the cultures and diversity of the Southwest and fosters an excellent work environment for its faculty and learning environment for its students. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences has a faculty of 20 and offers undergraduate degree programs in both Earth Sciences and Environmental Science, and M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs in Earth Sciences
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