Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in the Earth Sciences by start of appointment is required. Postdoctoral experience is desirable, and a proven record of excellence in teaching or evidence of promise for excellence in teaching is expected.
Research interests may include the interdisciplinary fields of paleobiology, paleoceanography, global change/paleoclimatology and carbonate sedimentology and should complement current departmental strengths in tectonics, petrology/geochemistry, geomorphology, sedimentology/stratigraphy, structural geology, and field geology.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate must have the interest and ability to teach Paleontology and an undergraduate Earth Systems course and will take a leadership role in teaching and curricular development of undergraduate and graduate courses in his or her area of expertise. Teaching non-majors is also expected. Research involving masters and undergraduate students is required, and external funding must be sought.
Starting Date: August 21, 2017
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Procedure: For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/strategies, statement of research interests, and three letters of reference with contact information by November 1, 2016 to apply.interfolio.com/36824.
Questions may be directed to Jonathan Miller.
Find out more here: www.sjsu.edu/geology/docs/23791_PaleontologyPosition.pdf