The Department of Geology at Bates College invites applications for a part time lecturer for the winter semester of 2019. The successful candidate must demonstrate potential for teaching excellence in a vigorous undergraduate program and welcome the opportunity for close interaction with serious students. The Bates Geology Department offers courses featuring innovative project-based field and laboratory activities that introduce students to the geological and environmental sciences and are vehicles for acquiring a basic understanding of processes that have formed and continue to shape the Earth and other planets.
During academic year 18-19 the candidate will teach two non-lab courses at the 200- and/or 300-level. We seek an individual who can teach topics in the geosciences that are different from those we currently offer to our majors.
College and departmental facilities accessible for teaching and research include a well-equipped Introductory Geology laboratory, the Imaging and Computation Center, GIS and mobile GIS capabilities, and laboratories focused on facilitating work in experimental petrology, sedimentology, structural geology, and environmental geochemistry. A full-time departmental assistant in instruction provides logistical support for the introductory laboratories.
Bates College and the Geology Department are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
Completion, or near completion, of a PhD in the earth sciences is required for this position.
Applicants should submit electronically, in PDF format, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, a statement on teaching and inclusive pedagogies, and three letters of recommendation.