Tenure-Track Position in Geology or Earth Science

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
City: Berea
State/Province: KY
Country: USA
Contact Person: Search Committee
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: Berea College
Application Due Date: Wednesday, November 15 2017
Web Link: https://www.berea.edu/human-resources/wp-content/uploads/sites/129/2012/07/Tenure-Track-Position-Geology-or-Earth-Science.pdf

Berea College invites applications for a tenure‐track appointment in Geology/Earth Science (or closelyrelated field) starting fall 2018.

Teaching responsibilities will consist of core introductory geology courses such as Physical Geology, more advanced Geology/Earth Science courses in the applicant’s area of expertise, and eventual contributions to Berea’s general studies program. While Berea College’sGeology program has been inactive recently, its long history started nearly a century ago and has produced many successful geologists. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in hand, help rebuild the Geology Program, and begin teaching and pursuing undergraduate research in Berea College’s brand new Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences and Health Building, slated to open in summer 2018.


Berea College is committed in its mission to provide a quality education to high‐ability students of limited economic means, to foster interracial and intercultural

education, and to serve the Appalachian region. Berea seeks faculty committed to excellence in teaching, invested in scholarship and their discipline, dedicated to involving students in research, and who are also supportive of Berea’s core mission.


Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate academic transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, research proposal, and three letters of recommendation to [email protected]. Applicants should also complete and send the Faculty Application available

at http://www.berea.edu/FacApp along with other materials. Review of materials will begin November 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.