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Sedimentary Geology, Visiting Assistant Professor

Position Deleted on 5/14/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Faculty - Science - Geology, Earth Sciences & Oceanography
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor in Sedimentary Geology [13162].

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The Department of Geoscience ( at UNLV invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track faculty position in Sedimentary Geology for the 2013-2014 academic year with the possibility of extension of funding for up to three years. Primary responsibilities are teaching of upper division and graduate courses in Sedimentary Geology. Additional responsibilities include introductory level courses for non-science majors, and participation in teaching field geology. Preferences will be given to applicants with expertise in field-based sedimentology/stratigraphy. The Department seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.

A minimum requirement is a Ph.D. degree in geoscience or sub-discipline of geoscience from a regionally accredited college or university.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Application materials must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and contact information for five references.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on February 25, 2013 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. To receive full consideration, application materials should be received by February 25, 2013. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Michael Wells (, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or
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