Assistant Professor – Geology

first_imgLetter of applicationCurriculum VitaeTwo-page statement of teaching interests and experienceTwo-page statement describing the candidate’s plans to engageundergraduate and MS students in researchTwo-page statement of the candidate’s experience and/or futureplans to promote equity, inclusion, and diversity in Earth SystemsScience.Three references with contact information A Ph.D. degree in the Earth System Sciences including earthscience, marine science, geology, environmental science, orgeography is required.A record of excellence in teaching or evidence of promise forexcellence in teaching is expected.Applicants should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity tothe educational goals of a multicultural population as might havebeen gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and othercomparable experience. Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents: ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate must have the interest and ability toteach Earth System Science, Geology and the Environment, and GIS,and will take a leadership role in teaching and curriculardevelopment of undergraduate and graduate courses in their area ofexpertise. The candidate will contribute to a growing departmentalemphasis on Earth Systems. It is expected that the new facultymember will establish ties with federal and state agencies andengage with the public in the area of coastal resources/management.An ability and desire to foster and maintain interdisciplinaryconnections within the College of Science and other Colleges in theUniversity (e.g. Social Sciences, Engineering), as well as MossLanding Marine Laboratory is expected. Teaching non-majors is alsoexpected. Research involving masters and undergraduate students isrequired, and external funding must be sought. Candidates mustaddress the needs of a student population of great diversity – inage, cultural background, race, ethnicity, primary language andacademic preparation – through Inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies, and advising.Salary Range – To commensurate with qualifications andexperience. See Benefits Summary for details.Starting Date – August 2021Eligibility – Employment is contingent upon proof ofeligibility to work in the United States.Application Procedure SummaryThe Department of Geology at San José State University invitesapplications for a tenure-track position in Earth System Science,with an emphasis on climatic change that integrates oceanography,coastal processes and human-environment interactions. Areas ofexpertise may include shoreline evolution and dynamics,paleoceanography, wetland or estuarine science, risk assessmentassociated with climate change, and impacts of human-inducedmodifications of the environment.Required Qualificationscenter_img Postdoctoral experience is desirable but not required.Research should complement departmental strengths in subsurfacehydrology, geomorphology, marine geology, paleontology, activetectonics, geochemistry, sedimentology/stratigraphy, and fieldgeology.Experience in enhancing and promoting diversity and inclusion(for example, through novel teaching and research approaches) is anasset. Preferred Qualifications For full consideration apply by February 22, 2021. Inquiries may bedirected to Jonathan Miller, Chair, Department of Geology –[email protected] UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 35,700 students, a significantpercentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked third nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversityof its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community canbenefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: December 17, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific StandardTimeApplications close:last_img read more