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Assistant Teaching Professor, Geology
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 9, 2022
Title Assistant Teaching Professor, Geology
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Geology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Geology/Geosciences - General
The Department of Geology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York seeks to hire 2 Assistant Teaching Professors (official state title: Clinical Assistant Professor 12) who are passionate about teaching and eager to join a growing Department striving to increase diversity in the geosciences. The successful candidates will teach 4 courses per semester or engage in equivalent non-instructional duties, such as service or administrative responsibilities associated with the Department’s educational programs; one instructor will be responsible for overseeing our expanding undergraduate introductory lab course. Successful candidates will teach classes related to their areas of research in the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, ensuring that our core undergraduate degree requirements are being met. Opportunities (depending on interest and aptitude) include advancing pedagogy and scholarship through attendance at professional meetings and mentoring student research projects. These are 12-month non-tenure-track appointments that include summer teaching.

Successful candidates will have earned a PhD in Geology or a closely related field, with conferral dates no later than the start of the appointment. Demonstrated teaching ability is required, as is the ability to lead field trips for assigned courses. Post-secondary teaching experience and demonstrated computational skills. The three-year, renewable appointments can begin as soon as late May 2023 or as late as August 2023. Applications, including cover letter, CV, teaching statement and list of 3 references, must be submitted electronically at The position is open until filled.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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