The Geology Department at Whitman College is searching for a one-year sabbatical replacement position in Geology, with expertise in geochemistry and environmental geology, at the rank of visiting assistant professor, effective August 2017. A Ph.D. is required.

The successful candidate will offer Environmental Geology with lab and a course of the candidate’s choosing in the fall semester, and Environmental Geology with lab and a geochemistry course in the spring semester.

The online application will prompt you to submit all of the required materials: a letter of application; separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly/performance agenda; curriculum vitae; the contact information for three people who will be contacted for letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and complete sets of teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction.

The application should address the candidate’s interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, applicants should explain how their classroom and scholarly practices will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. This statement can be included in the cover letter or the teaching statement.

To apply, go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/ , click “Faculty” and “Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology”.

Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.