Overview

Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located just 20 miles west of Boston.

Framingham State University is committed to Inclusive Excellence through collaborative and sustainable partnerships with faculty, staff, students and the greater community. At FSU, we encourage a supportive, diverse and collaborative environment in which we learn from each other through informed and open communication, institutional practices and community engagement. FSU provides a culturally relevant education that includes a beautiful campus with 53 undergraduate and graduate programs, a highly personalized teaching environment, and unparalleled commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.

Framingham State University is honored to be recognized for the third consecutive year as a recipient of the INSIGHT into Diversity prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. The HEED award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion throughout their campuses.

Visit http://www.framingham.edu/careers to learn more about employment opportunities at Framingham State University.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will teach three class sections (12 contact hours per semester), hold office hours, advise majors and undeclared students, and serve the University through committee work. Teaching responsibilities will include GEOL 231 Environmental Geology, EASC 131 Conversations with the Earth (a general education class on Earth’s climate history and future), and one other class to be determined from a range of Physics and Earth Science courses including Meteorology, Oceanography, Astronomy and Physics. The successful candidate will also be expected to design and implement a new Field Methods class, appropriate for our Earth Science majors, and majors in allied Environmental Science and Policy program.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, temporary, benefits-eligible position in the MSCA bargaining unit at the rank of Assistant Professor. Appointment for 2017-2018 Academic Year. Salary commensurate with experience in accordance with Appendix O of the Massachusetts State College Association (union) contract. ( http://mscaunion.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/MSCA-Day-CBA-2014-2017-final-revised.pdf)

Final employment for all positions at Framingham State University is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal history and sexual offender record check. Recommended finalist will be required to provide specific written authorization to conduct these checks.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply online by submitting a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and unofficial transcripts. Candidates must also provide the names and contact information for three professional references who will automatically be sent requests to electronically submit written letters of recommendation.

Framingham State University only accepts application materials through our online application system. We are unable to accept application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery. If you experience technical issues with the online application process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.

Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530 or humanresources@framingham.edu.

The successful candidate will teach three class sections (12 contact hours per semester), hold office hours, advise majors and undeclared students, and serve the University through committee work. Teaching responsibilities will include GEOL 231 Envir

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates must have at least an M.S. in Geology, Geochemistry, Geophysics or a closely related field at the time of hire, and undergraduate teaching experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Ph.D. in Geology, Geochemistry, Geophysics or a closely related field at the time of hire. Substantial undergraduate teaching experience, and excellent teaching skills. A commitment to diversity in Earth Science education.

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