Lecturer in Earth and Environmental Sciences

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University invites Ph.D. applicants for a lecturer position in Earth and environmental sciences, commencing January 1, 2022. Familiarity with and/or interest in Earth science education research, experiential learning, undergraduate teaching at the introductory level, pedagogy, and curricular issues is preferred, and teaching experience in Earth surface processes and field instruction is desirable. This is a non-tenure-track position for a two-year term with the possibility of reappointment. This is a full-time, 9-month academic calendar position, with opportunities to teach summer courses for additional compensation. There would also be opportunities to develop innovative teaching methods and pursue independent research or collaborations with existing research programs (see web page http://earthscience.rice.edu). Evaluation of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled.

The successful applicant will teach primarily at the undergraduate level; oversee and coordinate undergraduate internships, field, and research experiences; advise and mentor undergraduate students; participate in all aspects of the department's activities; and serve the profession. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically at https://apply.interfolio.com/95550. For questions please contact esci-search@rice.edu. Applicants should submit (1) a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), (2) a statement of teaching interests, and (3) a statement on diversity and outreach. All information regarding letters of recommendation will be requested from a subset of candidates following initial review. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Rice University is committed to a culturally diverse intellectual community. In this spirit, we particularly welcome applications from all genders and members of historically underrepresented groups who exemplify diverse cultural experiences and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

posted: 20 October 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.