The Department of Earth and Climate Sciences at Tufts University is seeking a part-time Lecturer or part-time Lecturers to teach ECS 1 - The Dynamic Earth for fall semester 2023 and ECS 12 - Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology with Lab in spring 2024 semester. The department is hoping to hire one person to fill both positions but welcomes applicants who would fill one of these positions. Both courses will be held in person. Classes begin on September 5, 2023 for the fall semester and final exams end on December 21, 2023. Classes begin on January 17, 2024 for the spring semester and final exams end on May 11, 2024.
ECS 1 is our introductory physical geology course with no prerequisite. The instructor will be required to teach three - 50 minute lectures/wk as well as one of the course’s 3-hr lab sections/wk. ECS 12 is an upper-level course with introductory geology as a prerequisite. The instructor will teach both the two - 75 minute lectures/wk and one 3 hr lab/wk for this course. In addition, the instructor(s) will hold weekly office hours for students as well as prepare and grade homework and exam assessments.
The Earth and Climate Sciences Department (ECS) has an undergraduate-only major and minor program and our faculty currently comprises 5 tenure-track professors and a full-time lecturer. The department prides itself in offering students an array of field and laboratory experiences from introductory to upper course levels. Tufts University is in the Boston area and is near a diverse array of geologic terranes that are conducive to field trips across New England and the northeastern U.S. The department takes advantage of our location to offer field trips in many of our intro to upper level courses.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. or advanced doctoral training. Prior teaching experience is preferred. No relocation expenses are provided for this position.
All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/121985. Please submit the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) the names (with contact addresses) of three references, and 4) a statement of teaching/learning philosophy. Please address issues of diversity and inclusion in either the cover letter or teaching statement. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. For questions please contact Kendra.Clifton@tufts.edu.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.