Lecturer in Geosciences

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
10 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Summary

The Department of Geosciences at Colorado State University is seeking applications for a qualified instructor to teach GEOL 342 Paleontology in Fall 2017. This 3-credit course is taught on an irregular basis based on student demand. This is a half time position.

Required Job Qualifications

1) Demonstrated relevant teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
2) Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Geosciences or related field.

Preferred Job Qualifications

1) Demonstrated record of teaching and/or research in Paleontology.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For a complete application please provide a cover letter, a list of three professional references, and a resume or CV.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Diversity Statement

Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.

Search Contact

Richard Aster. Rick.Aster@colostate.edu

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Teaching responsibilities include instruction of one undergraduate course (GEOL 342) and accompanying lab. Paleontology is three semester credits with an enrollment of approximately 35 students.

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Work with students on lab portion of course.

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