Visiting Assistant Professor - Sedimentation, Stratigraphy and Structural Geology

Boise State University, Department of Geosciences

The Department of Geosciences at Boise State University is seeking candidates for a one-year position in Geology, with expertise in Sedimentation and Stratigraphy and Structural Geology, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August 2022. A Ph.D. in the field of geosciences is required.

The successful candidate will lead the instruction of four courses in the academic 2022-2023 year: undergraduate courses in Sedimentation and Stratigraphy (fall) and Structural Geology (spring), as well as two graduate/upper division undergraduate elective courses in the candidate's field of expertise.

We encourage applications from scholars with active research programs in tectonics, structural geology, stratigraphy, and/or basin studies, and the successful candidate will have full access to the analytical facilities of the Department of Geosciences to further their research goals, including in situ and high-precision U-Pb geochronology, radiogenic and stable isotope geochemistry, and electron microscopy and microbeam analysis.

To apply, go to Search for "Visiting Assistant Professor in Sedimentation, Stratigraphy and Structural Geology". The online application will prompt you to upload all of the required materials: a letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy including evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction; and contact information for three references. Questions about the position can be forwarded to Dr. Mark Schmitz, Search Committee Chair ( Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Salary will be for a 9-month appointment, in an amount commensurate with qualifications and experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

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