Faculty Position in Sedimentary Processes

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Bowling Green, OHIO
Deadline: 15 Jan 2020

The School of Earth, Environment, and Society (SEES) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sedimentary Processes beginning August 2020. SEES includes programs in Geology, Geography, and Environment and Sustainability and offers multiple undergraduate degrees in these areas and two M.S. degrees in Geology and Applied Geospatial Science.

We seek an individual who will develop a productive, collaborative, externally funded research program at BGSU in the broad area of sedimentary processes.

The candidate will be expected to teach introductory undergraduate courses, a required course in Sedimentology and Stratigraphy for geology undergraduates, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate level courses in their area(s) of expertise. The candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to the summer Field Geology course. Mentoring of undergraduate and graduate student research is expected.

SEES has up to date research and teaching facilities in sedimentology and sedimentary geology. For more information about SEES and the position, visit http://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/earth-environment-and-society.html or email the Sedimentary Processes Search Committee Chair, Dr. Peg Yacobucci, mmyacob@bgsu.edu.

BGSU is a high-research, residential university located in northwest Ohio approximately 20 miles south of Toledo, Ohio, 30 miles from Lake Erie, and 70 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan and the Detroit airport. BGSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 47 master’s degree programs, and 17 doctoral degree programs. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Approximately 20,000 students (including 2900 graduate students) attend BGSU. BGSU’s enrollment includes 23% first-generation college students. Over 17% of our students identify as persons of color, and nearly 5% are international students. Of BGSU’s 1200 faculty members, 13% identify as persons of color and 4% hail from different countries. BGSU is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE award to promote gender equity in STEM faculty, led by SEES faculty (see http://www.bgsu.edu/allies). The Division of Diversity and Belonging coordinates affinity groups for faculty and staff who identify as persons of color, Latinx, LGBTQ+, and as persons with disabilities. The University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. For more information, please visit: www.bgsu.edu.

For a complete job description and application instructions, visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources at BGSU. All applications are accepted and processed through the HireTouch website. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

Minimum qualifications for the position are: a Ph.D. in geosciences or a closely related field such as environmental science or geography (ABDs will be considered as long as the requirements for the degree are completed by August 2020); a demonstrated record of research in sedimentary processes (e.g., publications in peer-reviewed journals, conference presentations); and teaching experience at the collegiate level (e.g. course instructor, teaching assistant, guest lecturer).

For an application to be considered complete, applicants must include the following materials in their application: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, statement of past and anticipated contributions to advancing diversity and inclusion, the names and contact information of three references who will be invited to provide a current (dated within the past year) letter of reference, and copies of or links to up to five publications.

Applicants should describe how their research will leverage existing assets and expertise including a growing focus in watershed processes within SEES, how they would collaborate with colleagues in hydrology, geochemistry, paleobiology, geospatial science, environmental science or environmental policy, and how their work supports BGSU’s mission of contributing to the public good.

Application deadline: January 15, 2020.

A background check and official transcripts showing highest degree earned are required for employment.

BGSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.

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