|Title||Visiting Assistant Professor of Earth and Oceanographic Science (oceans)|
|Department||Earth and Oceanographic Science|
The Bowdoin College Department of Earth and Oceanographic Science invites applications for a 1.5-year full-time visiting assistant professor to begin January 1, 2020. Possibility of an additional year (up to 2.5 years total) pending review and administrative approval. Ph.D. required by the time of appointment. The selected applicant will teach four courses per year, two with dedicated laboratory sections. Teaching responsibilities will emphasize intermediate-to-advanced courses in oceans disciplines and may also include an introductory oceanography course or non-majors courses. Expertise might include geological, physical, or biological oceanography, or marine biogeochemistry, or paleoceanography. Opportunities exist to mentor undergraduate students in honors and independent-study research. The College’s location along the rocky Maine coast provides excellent opportunities for field-based teaching and research. College facilities include the Schiller Coastal Studies Center, access to docks and small boats with in situ profiling hydrographic instrumentation, nutrient autoanalysis, UV-Vis spectrophotometry, ICP-OES spectrometry, petrographic microscopes with associated cameras, and SEM with CL/EDS/EBSD capabilities. For more information, please visit
Bowdoin welcomes applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s ethnic and cultural diversity. We value a community in which students of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed. In your application materials, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship may support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Bowdoin College accepts only electronic applications. Please submit a c.v., a letter of application that includes a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi for courses, and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.
|Applications Accepted Until|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
At the time of application, you will be required to include information for a minimum of three references, including name, title, email address, phone number and how you know the reference.
|Employment Category||Full Time Year Round|
|Job Start Date||01/01/2020|
|Job End Date|
|Background Check Package Requirements||Faculty/Administrative|
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