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Visiting Assistant Professor of Geosciences

The Geosciences Department at Hamilton College seeks applicants for a 3-semester, non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor of Geosciences to begin in January 2014 and to extend through the end of spring semester 2015. The successful candidate for the 3-semester term position must have a Ph.D. in the geosciences with a broad background in sedimentary geology and related field experience. Teaching responsibilities will include a required course in sedimentary geology, a topical introductory course in geology, and one or more electives in the candidate’s specialty.  The candidate will be expected to advise undergraduate research projects.

Our program in sedimentary geology is supported by an isotope ratio mass spectrometer with elemental analyzer, a scanning electron microscope with EDS analytical capabilities, a small research vessel for inland lake studies equipped with a variety of sonar and coring devices, a full-time departmental technician, and by four supportive colleagues with diverse research interests.

A candidate interested in the position and who meets these requirements should submit:  1) a cover letter that addresses his/her qualifications for the position; 2) a statement describing his/her teaching philosophy; 3) a statement of research interests; 4) a complete curriculum vitae; and 5) letters from three professional referees who know the candidate well and understand the expectations of a competitive liberal arts college. Candidates should submit these materials to Associate Professor David Bailey via the Interfolio system at https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/21873. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org. Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.


Please review Hamilton's Benefits Summary for more information.

Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in all areas of the campus community.

Posted 07/08/2013
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