Posting Number: 0600870
Position Title: Lecturer, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Working Title: Lecturer
Position Type: Full-Time
Job Category Faculty
Department: Earth Science & Physics
Job Summary/Basic Function: Lecturer in earth sciences, atmospheric sciences, and/or geology. This position is primarily teaching Earth Science Concepts for Elementary Teachers. It is a contract renewable (non-tenure track), 9 month appointment teaching candidates who are seeking the elementary teaching license.
Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a Master's degree or all but dissertation Ph D or Ed E in earth sciences, one or more of the earth sciences, earth science education or closely related field. If ABD, the degree must be completed within one year of hire at UNC. The successful candidate will be expected to have or demonstrate potential for teaching excellence in large college classes
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with a documented track record teaching college classes in the topics of earth sciences for elementary teachers, geology, and meteorology. Preference will be given to persons who have received a teaching license with at least a concentration or minor in some field of science. The successful candidate should have K-12 science teaching experience. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in traditional classrooms, online courses, and leading field trips. Preference will also be given to applicants who can document research or scholarship interests that would allow collaboration with Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences faculty and students.
Posting Date: 10-01-2013
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Application Materials, Contact, and Deadline: Screening of applications will begin on December 13, 2013 and will continue until the position is
filled. Interested persons should apply online at https://careers.unco.edu and select "View/Apply for Faculty Positions" then choose "Lecturer-Earth and Atmospheric Sciences." Application documents to be submitted online are a letter of application/cover letter (including a statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy), a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Copies of an official or unofficial transcript of all graduate school transcripts should be submitted via the online application process in the "Other Document" category. Questions about the position should be addressed to: Dr. Joe Elkins, Chair Search and Screen Committee, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 100, 501 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80639, Joe.Elkins@unco.edu , (970)351-3060.
Search Committee Chair: Joe Elkins