The Bowdoin College Department of Earth and Oceanographic Science invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2014. The selected applicant will teach three courses; one of the three courses will be Research in Mineral Science, a capstone research course for the major offered at the advanced level (juniors and seniors) in the spring semester. The two additional courses will be taught at the intermediate-level within the candidate's specialty; one of these courses will have a weekly laboratory section. Expertise might include economic geology, geochemistry, geophysics, petrology, structural geology or volcanology. Mentoring undergraduate students in honors and independent-study research is expected. Ph.D. required.
Please visit https:/careers.bowdoin.edu to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin November 25, 2013.
A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 31% students of color, 5% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural, socio-economic, and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs. For more information about Bowdoin and the department, see http://www.bowdoin.edu/earth-oceanographic-science.