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Instructor of Geosciences

Employer
Tarleton State University
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 2022. 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, hybrid, and online instruction.

 

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.

 

Job Description: Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution. Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as teaching and work requirements indicate. This is a nine month position with a proposed hire date of 9/1/2022.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

100% Teaching/Service: Teach 5/5 load (15 teaching hours each semester). Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning.

Service: Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.

 

Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience- Faculty members in the rank of instructor must hold at least a Master’s degree; Teachers of record must possess minimum Southern Association of Colleges and Schools credential standards which normally include a Master’s degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area or suitable approved justification. (Faculty members eligible for tenure track must be actively working toward the doctorate or terminal degree approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as appropriate to the academic area they serve).

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities- Must be knowledgeable in the discipline. Demonstrate the potential for effective instruction as evaluated by their peers, department head, and college dean.

Applications accepted only online at www.tarleton.edu/jobs

 

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