ENVIRONMENTAL GEOPHYSICIST & LOW TEMPERATURE GEOCHEMIST POSITIONS

ENVIRONMENTAL GEOPHYSICIST & LOW TEMPERATURE GEOCHEMIST POSITIONS

The Dickinson College Department of Earth Sciences is expanding its faculty
and invites applications for TWO tenure track positions at the Assistant
Professor level, ABD or PhD (preferred). (1) Environmental Geophysicist:
Teaching responsibilities for this position will include hydrogeology, an
upper level course in environmental geophysics, a required introductory
course and upper level electives in the candidate’s field of expertise. (2)
Low Temperature Geochemist: Teaching responsibilities include a required
upper level low temperature Geochemistry course for the major, a required
introductory course, upper level electives in the candidate’s field of
expertise (e.g., climate change, critical zone studies, environmental
geochemistry).

The successful candidates will be committed to teaching excellence in the
liberal arts tradition and will have broad interests in geosciences beyond
their specialty. Experience in student-faculty undergraduate research is
highly desirable. Applicants must demonstrate a strong potential for
interacting effectively with undergraduate students and an ability to
collaborate effectively with students and colleagues from diverse
backgrounds.

The Dickinson Earth Sciences curriculum emphasizes project-based learning
with a strong field component, which is greatly facilitated by our location
in the Great Valley, near the folded Appalachians, the northern terminus of
the Blue Ridge, and the Triassic rift basins. The department has excellent
analytical (AAS, SEM-EDS, CL, XRD, XRF, TOC, laser particle size analyzer,
digital 3-component seismometer, a 5-well instrumented well field for
hydrogeologic investigations) and computing facilities. More information can
be found on the college (www.dickinson.edu [1]) and department
(www.dickinson.edu/homepage/96/earth_sciences [2]) web pages. Dickinson
College is a highly selective private liberal arts college in south-central
PA within easy drive of the New York-Washington, DC metro corridor.

Applicants should apply on-line using jobs.dickinson.edu. Review of
applications will begin November 17 and continue until each position is
filled. Dickinson College, an EEO Employer, is committed to building a
representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body.
We encourage applications from all qualified persons. We value the ability
to create an inclusive classroom for an increasingly diverse student body.

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