ROLE of the POSITION
The Department of Geoscience at UNLV invites applications for a full time, 9-month, non-tenure track teaching faculty member (Assistant Professor in Residence) to begin Fall 2019. The primary responsibility for this position is instruction of introductory level courses for science and non-science majors (e.g., Physical Geology, Historical Geology, Physical Geography, Natural Disasters). The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop upper-division undergraduate and/or graduate courses in their specialty. The ability to teach courses in Geomorphology and/or Geographic Information Systems is desirable. Career advancement is available with evidence of continued professional development. The Department seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a commitment to undergraduate education. The department has, undergraduate, M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs, state of the art laboratory facilities (including stable isotope, argon geochronology, XRD, LA-ICP-MS, and electron microprobe/SEM labs.) and an enthusiastic faculty of 21.
This position requires a PhD in Geology, Physical Geography, or related discipline from a regionally accredited college or university.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.