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
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.
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
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.
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