Instructor of Geosciences

Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 05, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Geosciences Instructor:


The Department of Chemistry, Geosciences, and Physics at Tarleton State University, in Stephenville, Texas, invites applications for a non-tenure track Instructor of Geosciences (9 month) starting Fall 2021. The successful candidate will support the Geosciences program through engaging, student-centered teaching, and actively contribute to service and outreach initiatives that advance the department, college, and university. Candidates will be expected to instruct in introductory geoscience and related discipline courses and laboratories, and be competent in face-to-face and online instruction. All application submissions must be made electronically through Tarleton’s employment site,


Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Position availability is contingent on budgetary approval. Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of the Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through the Texas A&M System.


Required Qualification: Candidates must hold a Master’s Degree in geology, geological sciences, environmental science, or a related field at the time of employment. Must demonstrate potential for outstanding teaching, and strong verbal and written communication skills. Physical activity will involve sitting, standing, bending, climbing stairs and walking, 20/20 corrected eyesight, and occasional lifting of moderate loads (50 lbs) in an office and field environment.


Preferred Qualifications: Experience and ability to teach additional courses from wider background is preferred, but not essential.