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Lecturer

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Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their qualifications along with their CV, teaching and advising statements, and arrange for 3 letters to be uploaded to: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTM0. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 15, 2016. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, members of minority groups under-represented in academia, veterans, and disabled are especially encouraged to apply

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Lecturer
Department Name 13204-Geology and Environmental Sciences
Position Number 0080525
Position Details

The Department of Geology and Environmental Science at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking qualified applicants for a faculty position at the rank of Lecturer, pending budgetary approval. This position is outside of the tenure stream and is contracted for 3 years, with renewals and promotion expected. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate courses for a new B.S. major in Environmental Science, ideally including a scientific writing class. The duties associated with this position would include advising Environmental Science and Geology majors, preparation of course materials, and academic program assessment. Additional duties may include, at the option of the successful candidate, developing proposals for undergraduate research, curriculum development, outreach, or attracting underrepresented minorities. The candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Geoscience, Environmental Science, or other related disciplines. Teaching experience is essential. Excellent communication and writing skills are required. The appointment begins in the fall term of 2016.

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their qualifications along with their CV, teaching and advising statements, and arrange for 3 letters to be uploaded to: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTM0. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 15, 2016. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, members of minority groups under-represented in academia, veterans, and disabled are especially encouraged to apply

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 10/20/2015
Open Until Filled No
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