University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Clinical Teaching Faculty, Geology
The Geology Department, University at Buffalo, seeks a clinical teaching faculty member, with a title of Clinical Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will teach four courses per semester, or equivalent, and may carry additional service and/or administrative responsibilities associated with the Department's undergraduate programs. The successful candidate will primarily teach courses in the undergraduate curriculum on the following topics: introductory geology, introductory geology laboratories, sedimentary geology/stratigraphy/paleontology, Earth materials, and field courses. Opportunities (depending upon interest and aptitude) include advancing pedagogy and scholarship through attendance at professional meetings and/or mentoring undergraduate research students. This is a 12-month position with additional responsibilities in the summer and winter sessions.
The successful candidate will have earned a PhD in Geology or a closely related field with a conferral date no later than the start of the appointment. Demonstrated teaching ability is required; university teaching experience is preferred. The ability to lead field trips for assigned courses, as well as bend and lift up to 30 pounds is also required.
The initial one-year appointment begins on August 24, 2017, and is renewable for two additional years. Applications, including cover letter, CV, teaching statement and list of 3 references, must be submitted electronically at www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/9588 . The position is open until filled. UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.