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  • Visiting Assistant Professor Environmental Science

    Job Number
    49714
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    Oxford College
    Department
    SOCIAL SCIENCES-OXFORD COLLEGE
    Location : Name
    Oxford College
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
  • Description

    Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia, Oxford College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in Environmental Science beginning August 2020.

     

    The successful candidate will teach two lecture courses and their accompanying laboratories each semester, contributing to the course load for majors and serving the general need of campus as all students are required to complete a laboratory course to graduate.  In the Fall, the courses will be introductory physical geology and introductory meteorology and climatology. In the Spring, the courses will be two sections of introductory environmental studies. Oxford’s state-of-the-art science facility, which opened in 2016, is designed to promote student-faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovative teaching in STEM.

     

    Qualifications:

    Required - A Ph.D. in environmental science, geology, or a sub-discipline of either, completed by May 2020.

     

    Preferred – Candidates with experience in inquiry-based teaching and student-centered learning are particularly encouraged to apply.  Experience in teaching both introductory geology and environmental science is a plus.

     

    Application Instructions: Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/73895 . The cover letter should address the candidate's qualifications for the position as well as their interest in working at a liberal arts college. Evaluation of candidates will begin March 2, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.  Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Melissa Hage (melissa.hage@emory.edu)

     

    One of Emory University’s four schools partnering in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 975 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree. We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community that values excellence in teaching and close student-faculty interaction. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome. For more information about Oxford College and for a full listing of open positions, visit http://oxford.emory.edu/hiring. Oxford College is a EEO/AA/Individuals with Disabilities/Veteran Employer.

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