Lecturer in Geology, Specializing in Environmental Geospatial Sciences, University of Dayton

The Department of Geology invites applications for a 9-month lecturer position, with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 4 courses per semester. These courses include introductory lectures and labs in geography, geology, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and environmental sensor networking. Candidates will also mentor undergraduate students in GIS-related capstone projects. Position begins August 16, 2018.

Required qualifications: A Ph.D. in geography, geology, environmental geoscience, or a closely related field is required. Applicants must have experience teaching at the college or university level as instructor of record, as well as effective written communication skills.

Preferred qualifications: We prefer a candidate with research experience in the field of environmental geospatial science, including GIS, remote sensing, spatio-temporal modeling and big data analytics. Preference will be given to candidates with successful experience mentoring undergraduate students. The successful candidate will also demonstrate effective interpersonal and oral communication skills, interest and sensitivity in working with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds, and willingness to engage with Catholic and Marianist educational values.

Submit a cover letter of interest addressing the required and preferred qualifications, a complete CV, a statement of teaching philosophy (including a sample syllabus for an introductory course in GIS), upload to “other document” evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e. summary of teaching evaluations ) and a copy of graduate transcripts. Three letters of recommendation are also required; at least one of these letters should address the applicant’s potential as a teacher. As part of the application process, you will be asked to input email addresses for your letter writers. When your application is complete, they will be sent instructions for how to upload letters on your behalf. The letters are due by May 18, 2018. All materials are to be submitted online at: http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/25851

Application deadline: May 15, 2018.

The Department of Geology offers BS degrees in Geology and Environmental Geology.   Click here for more information on the department.

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