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Assistant Professor, Structural Geology #499697

Company: Phage Directory
Location: Beaumont
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Assistant Professor, Structural Geology #499697
Position Details
Position Information Posting Number 202280 Classification Title Position Title Assistant Professor, Structural Geology #499697 FTE 1.0 FLSA Salary Commensurate Job Summary/Basic Function
About This Role:
The Department of Earth and Space Sciences at Lamar University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Structural Geology beginning Fall 2024. Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a PhD or anticipated PhD completion in Geology or other closely related geoscience program specializing in structural geology by August 2024. The search is open with regard to research specialty, although the Department of Earth and Space Sciences is especially interested in scholars whose research and teaching interests include Tectonics, Engineering Geology, Geochemistry, Geodesy, or Geochronology. Most of all, the department seeks scholars who will further its goals of producing high quality research and providing innovative undergraduate education. The successful candidate will teach both lecture and labs and conduct research in Structural Geology, Geochemistry, or Geomorphology, and participate in field work by teaching or aiding in teaching Summer Field Camp, Field Geology of Texas, or a Field Methods course. As the largest and most inclusive academic unit within Lamar University, the College of Arts and Sciences contributes significantly to the cultural and academic characteristics that distinguishes Lamar University as a member of the Texas State University System. Our programs perform at the highest levels with constant enthusiasm for excellence. The College of Arts and Sciences include some 220 faculty, 100 staff members and houses approximately 5,000 majors. The College includes twelve academic departments, many of which house multiple programs and disciplines in the natural and social sciences and humanities. To be considered, candidates must apply online at and include a letter of interest, a CV, a research statement, and a teaching philosophy. Additionally, candidates must have three letters of recommendation submitted to . We will begin reviewing applicants on December 1, 2023.
What You'll Do - Position Responsibilities

The successful candidate will

  • implement effective teaching strategies,
  • communicate with, motivate, and evaluate students,
  • maintain an active research agenda that includes publication of research papers in peer reviewed journals and/or submission of research grants and maintain an active service agenda.

    Who We Are:

    Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.
    Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.

    At Lamar University one of the ways, we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:
    • Health, dental & vision insurance
    • Life insurance
    • State of Texas Retirement plans
    • Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent.
    • Paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays.
      To see more information about the available benefits, please visit: UPDATED BENEFITS PAGE
      Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience)
      • Applicants must have an earned PhD in. Education in other areas such as Tectonics, Engineering Geology, Geochemistry, Geodesy, or Geochronology is a plus, but not required for the position.
      • Applicant must have at least 1 year of structural geology related research experience during their doctoral program or afterwards. Field and teaching experience is desirable, though not required.
        Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience) Certification Required Key Competencies Physical Requirements Work Hours Job Conditions EEO Statement Lamar University is An Equal Opportunity Employer Veteran's Preference
        Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.
        Security Sensitive Statement
        This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code -51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
        Lamar Expectation of Quality Employee will support the mission of Lamar by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.
        Essential Functions
        Posting Detail Information Open Date 11/14/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
        To be considered, candidates must apply online at and include a letter of interest, a CV, a research statement, and a teaching philosophy. Additionally, candidates must have three letters of recommendation submitted to . -
        We will begin reviewing applicants on December 1, 2023.
        Required Documents:
        Curriculum Vita
        Letter of Interest
        Research Statement
        Teaching Philosophy
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