Lecturer in Geology, Department of Biology, Geology and Environmental Science - 19000002EF

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN

ID: 7063213
Posted: January 23, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science (BGE) at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) invites applications for a non-tenure-track lecturer position in Geology beginning August 1, 2020.



We invite applications for a 9-month non-tenure-track faculty position at the Lecturer level. The successful candidate will provide teaching support for the geology major and minor and the University’s general-education program, and will provide service to the University and the Department. Examples of undergraduate courses the applicant might teach include but are not limited to: Physical Geology and lab, Historical Geology and lab, Oceanography and lab. The successful applicant will complete Quality Matters training and may teach up to two sections of the listed courses online. Evening course offerings may be required. Commitment to teaching excellence, student advising, responsiveness to student needs, effective communication skills, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with faculty and staff within the department, college, and university are essential.


Qualifications

Successful candidates will possess the following requirements:
a Master’s Degree or higher in Geology or a closely related field,

the ability to teach and have proven experience and success in teaching in undergraduate geology or related courses including labs,

willing to engage in a variety of instructional modalities, including online instruction,

willing to acquire and use new technology and hands-on learning in teaching Geology concepts,

willing to engage in assisting the UTC campus in its ability to reach additional goals as specified in UTC’s strategic plan,

excellent communication including verbal, written and presentation skills to work with diverse groups



Application Procedures



Applicants are required to submit the following information through our online application system for consideration:

Cover letter/letter of interest including preferred teaching area and long-term goals
CV, including up-to-date, personal contact information (email, phone, etc.)
All unofficial transcripts
Work samples of curricula and teaching evaluations if available
Statement of teaching experience and philosophy including statements on online education, and use of innovative and high impact teaching practices (max 2 pages)
Statement of diversity and inclusion experience and philosophy (max 1 page)


Additionally, upon submission, candidates must include names, titles, and email addresses for three (3) references, from which confidential letters of recommendation will be requested.



Review of applicants will begin on February 17, 2020. Preference will be given to those qualified candidates who apply before this date. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor John Tucker, Interim Department Head, at 423-425-4341.



 

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