Macalester College, Geology

Position ID:Macalester-Geology-APG [#18851]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Geology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Geology / Petrology, Volcanology, Geochemistry, Planetary Geology and/or Economic Geology
Appl Deadline:2021/09/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/06/24, listed until 2021/10/07)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The Macalester College Geology Department invites applications for a tenure track position in the broadly defined areas of petrology, geochemistry, volcanology, and/or planetary geology, to begin in Fall 2022. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences or a related field. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a course in mineralogy or “earth materials,” and will be encouraged to develop additional introductory and advanced courses related to their specific interests and expertise that diversify and expand current curricular offerings. Existing strengths in the Macalester geology curriculum include structural geology and tectonics, surface processes and paleoclimate, paleobiology, and sedimentary geology. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain their scholarly work and conduct research with undergraduates. Demonstrated success in teaching and advising at the undergraduate level is desirable. The department is committed to increasing and supporting equity and diversity in the geosciences. The successful candidate will also welcome the opportunity to teach and mentor students from diverse backgrounds. More information about the Macalester Geology Department can be found at Macalester College is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity, and inclusion. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching diverse students. Applicants should submit a diversity statement (no longer than 2 pages) that discusses past experiences and/or potential future contributions to inclusive excellence in the areas of research, teaching, service, and/or outreach. In the diversity statement, applicants should reflect upon their experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds. Questions should be directed to Dr. Raymond Rogers, Chair, Geology Department, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105 ( Applications will be considered beginning September 1, 2021. Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, with a population of approximately three million people and home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from all 50 states and the District of Columbia and 98 countries. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

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Macalester College
Geology Department
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105

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