College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Connecticut

Position ID:UConn-CLAS-2017586 [#9182, 2017586]
Position Title: Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Center for Integrative Geosciences
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Geology
Starting Date:2017/08/23
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/05/19)
Position Description:    

Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Center for Integrative Geosciences

The Center for Integrative Geosciences at the University of Connecticut, Storrs seeks to hire a non-tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor-in-Residence. This is an academic year position with teaching responsibilities in geosciences. Area of specialization within geosciences is open.  The program offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.  

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is  in the midst of a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for faculty positions in the Center for Integrative Geosciences at the rank of Assistant Professor in Residence. For additional information on the Center, visit us at http://www.geosciences.uconn.edu.

The successful candidate will primarily contribute to teaching in the undergraduate program but will also be able to pursue research interests and collaborative research within the Center. 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A Ph.D. in geosciences or a related discipline
  2. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  3. College-level teaching experience is required

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience coordinating undergraduate labs and teaching assistants

Appointment Terms

This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track position, which may lead to long-term multi-year contracts. The teaching load for this position is seven 3-credit courses per year, or the equivalent.  The anticipated start date is August 23, 2017.   This position may be renewed, up to an additional two years, based upon performance, the needs of the College, and the availability of funding.

To Apply 

Applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitagraduate transcripts (not necessarily official copies), teaching evaluationsstatement of teaching interest and experience, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of three references.  The review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled.

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017586)

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
 
University of Connecticut
Employment Services
9 Walters Avenue
Unit 5075
Storrs, CT 06269

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