Visiting Instructor of Geology - Search # 12151
College of Science and Mathematics/Department of Geology and Geography
The Department of Geology and Geography in the College of Science and Mathematics at Georgia Southern University has an opening for a Visiting Instructor position of Geology for the academic year 2022-2023. The home campus for this position will be the Statesboro Campus.
Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research, serving about 27,000 students on three beautiful campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Through our degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning opportunities.
To equitably serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body and to fulfill the University's commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Inclusive Excellence. Candidates whose work furthers the institution's goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
Within this setting, the Department of Geology & Geography is actively engaged in undergraduate education, service, and regional, national, and international research. The individual hired to fill the advertised position will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate teaching mission of the department. The department currently offers baccalaureate degrees in Geology and in Geography, in addition to a Master of Science degree in Applied Geography.
Position Description: Reporting to the department chair, the Visiting Instructor of Geology will teach introductory laboratory sections of Physical Geology and Environmental Geology with a possibility of teaching Historical Geology laboratory sections as well as lectures in Physical Geology and Environmental Geology. At Georgia Southern, visiting faculty normally teach fifteen credit hours per semester, hold regular office hours, and actively participate in departmental meetings. Collegiality is essential. This is an academic year appointment for the months of August 2022-May 2023. All visiting positions are non-tenure track appointments, with the possibility of reappointment based on funding availability and satisfactory performance for up to two years. The second year is a terminal year, without exception. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Conditions of Employment:
Screening of applications begins May27, 2022 and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2022. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or https://cosm.georgiasouthern.edu/geo/. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.
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