Overview

Denison University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Geosciences, to begin in August 2019. We seek a broadly-trained scientist engaged in the study of sedimentology and/or stratigraphy that complements our department’s current strengths in paleontology, petrology/volcanology, process geomorphology, and structural geology. Successful candidates should demonstrate potential to be an outstanding teacher, active scholar, and contributor to the continued growth of the Department and University. Candidates must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. We seek a colleague who is committed to teaching excellence in the liberal arts tradition. Ideal candidates will have broad interests beyond their individual specialties and will provide a balance of classroom, field and laboratory experiences for our students. Candidates must have the desire and ability to teach courses across all levels of the curriculum. The typical teaching load is three lab courses per year. In addition, successful candidates are expected to maintain a vibrant and productive research program that actively incorporates undergraduate students.

Special Instructions to Applicants: All application materials will be handled electronically at employment.denison.eduApplications must include: (1) a letter of application addressing the position requirements listed above and how they would engage with, support and foster diversity and inclusion on campus; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) academic transcripts of undergraduate and graduate courses (unofficial acceptable); (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; and (5) a statement of your research program in a liberal arts context. In addition, please list the contact information for three persons who know your teaching and scholarship well who will then be requested to upload reference letters. Completed application materials submitted by October 22, 2018 will receive full consideration. Evaluation will continue until the position is filled. For those attending, we will meet with selected candidates at the 2018 GSA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis and the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting in Washington DC. Please contact Dr. Erik Klemetti, chair, with any questions at klemettie@denison.edu.