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Visiting Assistant Professor, Geology / R97931, Earth Science Department, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Earth Sciences invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology (R97931). This is a nine-month, non-tenure track appointment to start on August 15, 2017. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

The UA Little Rock Department of Earth Sciences has over 50 undergraduate geology majors, offers a BS in Geology, and participates in the MS in Applied Science degree program. Facilities include new teaching microscopes, research microscopes, geochemical instrumentation, mineral separation equipment, and a dedicated geoinformatics teaching space. Additional campus assets include state of the art spectroscopy and microscopy instrumentation in the Center of Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences, and virtual reality, visualization and integrative technology software and equipment in the Emerging Analytics Center .

Required Education and/or Experience: A Ph.D. in Geology or a related field is preferred, although ABD candidates will be considered.

Preferred Education and/or Experience: Ability to teach Structural Geology, Engineering Geology and/or other areas of applied geology; Experience teaching at the college level.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources website. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Consideration of applications will begin on April 10, 2017 and will continue until the position if filled. For more information, please contact: Dr. Beth McMillan, Chairman, Department of Earth Sciences, 501-569-3546.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.