Overview

The Department of Geology at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the area of Paleontology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2020.
We seek an individual with a Ph.D. who is committed to excellence in teaching and research at the undergraduate level. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The area of specialization is open but could include invertebrate or vertebrate paleontology, paleobotany, micropaleontology, paleoecology, or paleoclimatology. The successful applicant will teach introductory courses for non-majors, an intermediate-level Paleontology course for majors, as well as develop upper-level courses in their area of specialty. Participation in the Geology Department’s summer field courses and meaningful involvement of undergraduates in research are expected. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.
A cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and two reference letters must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14050. Review of applications will begin September 27th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds.
Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. The Geology Department comprises seven faculty, a senior lecturer, and a technician. Analytical facilities include SEM-EDS, XRF, XRD, ICP-MS, IC, AA, stable isotope mass spectrometer, micropaleontology lab, and geophysical equipment. Further information about the Geology department can be found at www.colgate.edu/geology.

About Colgate University

Located near historic Charleston, South Carolina, Charleston Southern University is a comprehensive institution offering a liberal arts curriculum to over 3,600 students and offers 60 majors and graduate programs in Education, Business, Criminal Justice, Organizational Management, Nursing, Christian Studies and Computer Science. The mission of the University is "promoting academic excellence in a Christian environment," and the vision is to be a Christian University nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving. Charleston Southern has nationally accredited programs in nursing, business, education, music, computer science and athletics. Charleston Southern is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. For more information about the University, please visit www.charlestonsouthern.edu.