Friday, August 28, 2015

Furman University: Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Job Description Summary:
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Furman University, a highly selective private liberal arts undergraduate institution, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in August 2016.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated teaching and research experience in Earth Systems Science with expertise in energy resources/structural geology/tectonics. Teaching responsibilities consist of four courses with labs per year, and include a combination of an introductory level earth systems science course and upper level courses in energy resources, structural geology and plate tectonics. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will develop an active undergraduate research program, preferably with a strong field based component.

Furman's location at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains provides easy access to a geologically and ecologically diverse region with ample opportunity for integrating field experiences and local research into the curriculum.

Applications can be submitted at: Include PDF versions of a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of research interests and future priorities, names of three references, and unofficial transcripts. Applications will be accepted until December 1, 2015. Visit for additional information about this position. Furman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing faculty diversity.

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