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Assistant Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Ball State University

The Department of Geological Sciences at Ball State University is inviting applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position available August 1, 2017.

Major Responsibilities: Teach courses in discipline or as required by the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Environmental Science; have and maintain an active research program in Quaternary Geosciences with an environmental focus; collaborate and participate with existing environmental science faculty to expand research activities within the college; actively procure external funding; produce refereed research publications; participate in service functions. Successful applicant will be appointed in the Department of Geological Sciences.

Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate in geoscience or closely related environmental science field; post-doctoral experience related to the geoscience discipline. Areas of expertise may include some combination of geology, oceanography, paleoclimatology, geochemistry, environmental geoscience, or related field.

Preferred qualifications: A record of extramural proposal submissions; evidence of extramural grant acquisition; strong record of refereed research publications; demonstrated ability to teach graduate and undergraduate students; research interests that complement existing environmental science faculty.

Send electronically in PDF format: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests and goals, copies of transcripts, and contact information for at least three professional references to: Dr. Richard H. Fluegeman, Chair, Department of Geological Sciences, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306-0475. rfluegem@bsu.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted through March 9, 2017. Visit our website at: www.bsu.edu/geology .

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation.

Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all. The university offers an excellent benefits package.

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