Asst. Professor Position in Sedimentology at San Jose State University

San Jose State University (CA) is looking for a sedimentologist at the assistant professor level. Details can be found at José State UniversitySan José, CaliforniaANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITYSubject to Budgetary ApprovalSpecialization: SedimentologyJob Opening ID (JOID): 23410Rank: Assistant Professor, Tenure-trackQualifications:A Ph.D. degree in the Geological Sciences is required, postdoctoral experience is desirable, and a proven record of excellence in teaching or evidence of promise for excellence in teaching is expected. Research areas should complement current departmental strengths in tectonics, petrology and geochemistry, geomorphology, structural geology, and paleontology. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.Responsibilities:The successful candidate will take a leadership role in teaching and curricular development of undergraduate and graduate courses in Sedimentology. Teaching in the field geology program and teaching non-majors is also expected. Research involving masters and undergraduate students is required, and external funding should be sought. Candidates must address the needs of a student population of great diversity in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparedness, through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.Salary Range:Commensurate with qualifications and experience.Starting Date: August 22, 2016

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