Visiting Assistant Professor in Geosciences


This is an Emergency Temporary Visiting Assistant Professor faculty position in Geosciences focusing on geology, geophysics, and seismology. The successful applicant must be enthusiastic about teaching undergraduate and graduate courses (such as seismic stratigraphy, exploration geophysics, geodynamics and geophysics). The applicant must demonstrate institutional citizenship through active engagement at the department, college, university, community, and professional levels.


The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. (post-doctoral experience is preferred) and demonstrated teaching experience in geophysics or a closely-related field within a science-based program. Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations and in interdisciplinary teams. Applicants are expected to describe their commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment through their teaching, and/or service activities.


The School of Geosciences combines undergraduate and graduate programs in Geology and Environmental Sciences and includes 12 full-time faculty, 9 instructors and staff, and approximately 100 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate students. Further information on the School of Geosciences is available at our website,

The mission of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is to offer exceptional education informed by diverse world-views striving to develop innovative leaders who advance knowledge. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accredits the University, which offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the arts, sciences, and professional programs. The University is a public research university with high research activity, an enrollment of over 15,000 students and 800 faculty members. UL Lafayette is the largest of nine universities in the University of Louisiana System. The University offers degree programs in 55 undergraduate disciplines, 15 post-bachelor certificates, seven graduate certificates, the master's degree in 28 disciplines and the doctorate in 10 disciplines. Additional information about the University is available on the University's webpage at

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.


To apply, send as a single PDF file that includes your name in the title, an application letter, CV, separate statements of teaching interest, and the names and contact information (post and email) of three references to Ms. Rachel Eastin-Hughes ( The review process will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, receipt of the complete application material is required before April 30, 2022. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Raphael Gottardi (, phone 337-482-6177).

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act. - See more at:

posted: 24 March 2022     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.