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Instructional Assistant Professor

Texas A&M University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Geology and Geophysics, College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Instructional Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2022.  This is a 9-month appointment for an initial three-year term and is renewable and promotable through the Instructional Professor Track at Texas A&M, contingent upon performance.  We seek an energetic educator, with demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, to lead efforts to teach geology and geophysics to students from across the university with effective, engaging, modern pedagogies.  The successful candidate will teach two to three lecture sections per semester in a combination of classroom and online settings, and coordinate and mentor teaching assistants for laboratory classes. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in large-enrollment introductory-level courses but may also include opportunities to teach courses in the candidate’s specialty and participate in high-impact learning experiences such as fieldtrips and study abroad courses.

The successful candidate may augment the 9-month appointment with summer teaching and/or research funding. In addition to the primary teaching role, the successful candidate may also make contributions to either research or departmental service. This appointment includes the ability to seek extramural funding, conduct collaborative research with other members of the faculty and use department facilities. Numerous professional development opportunities to explore cutting-edge teaching technologies and practice are available through the university’s Center for Teaching Excellence. 

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