Visiting assistant professorship at the University of Pittsburgh

Hi All-

I sent this out earlier, but in my haste, didn’t provide much
information.  My apologies.

We are looking for a visiting professor.  If anyone has
questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.



Visiting Assistant Professor



The Department of Geology and Environmental Science ( at the University of Pittsburgh invites
applications for a full-time visiting assistant professor
position beginning
in the Fall of 2016. The position
is outside of the tenure stream.
The successful
candidate will
be expected to teach both undergraduate curriculum
courses including The
as well as possible graduate courses
such as Volcanology, Tectonics, Geophysics, Planetary Geology and/or those
that fall
within the candidate’s
area of expertise. The position may also include
serving on MS and
PhD student committees
as well as helping to direct undergraduate research
projects. The
department offers an undergraduate certificate program
in GIS/RS, a
professional M.S.
degree in GIS/RS ( and MS and PhD degrees in
Geology & Environmental Science.

We are interested in a colleague
with research
expertise that integrates well with current
departmental directions as described on our
website. Of particular interest
is a background in one or more of the following areas: volcanology/petrology, planetary surface processes, tectonics, geophysics, remote sensing (RS)
of natural systems, and/or the use of
GIS modeling. Skills with computer networks
are also especially desirable. Although not required, the candidate can also develop
their own
externally- funded research


Applicants should email
and the following materials to
the Visiting Assistant Professor Search Committee ( 1) a CV (including
and current grant
support), 2) statements of teaching
and research interests, 3) copies of 3
publications, and 4) names and contact
information of four references. A Ph.D. is required
at the time of appointment


Review of applicants
will begin immediately
and proceed until the position is filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Applications from women and members of minority groups are especially

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