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Tenure- Track Assistant Professor in Environmental Geochemistry and Climate Change

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
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Dec 20, 2021

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Tenure- Track Assistant Professor in Environmental Geochemistry and Climate Change

Job No: 496811
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Geology & Environmental Geosciences

The Department of Geology & Environmental Geosciences at Bucknell University seeks to hire a tenure-track geoscientist with expertise in environmental geochemistry and climate change at the assistant professor level for the fall semester, 2022. We seek a teacher-scholar with a PhD at the start of appointment. The successful applicant will demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research and a commitment to diversity and interacting effectively with students and colleagues having a range of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives. The successful candidate must also demonstrate a commitment to developing an undergraduate research program. The professor will be expected to teach introductory-level geology classes, an upper level class in environmental geochemistry, and to develop a course in global climate change. The position will also be expected to contribute to Foundation Seminars for first year students, or Integrated Perspectives seminars for sophomore students on a rotating basis. The successful candidate will take advantage of the local geologic setting to develop meaningful teaching exercises and may also develop teaching and collaborative research relationships with one or more of the following campus departments and programs: the Center for Sustainability and the Environment, the Environmental or Discovery Residential College, and the Departments of Chemistry, Environmental Studies & Sciences, and Civil and Environmental Engineering. We welcome candidates who plan synergistic collaborative projects that promote environmental justice.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of scholarly goals, and a statement describing their experience, training, or engagement with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. For additional information and to apply, please go to Bucknell University's career site ( Review of applications will begin Oct. 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

We seek a teacher-scholar who is committed to Bucknell University's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body and whose experience and expertise will contribute to the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences diversity-related educational goals. We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and who display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity. We welcome applications from members of groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education.

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