Thread: Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Pittsburgh

Started: 2016-05-26 22:56:33
Last activity: 2016-05-26 22:56:33
Visiting Assistant Professor
The Department of Geology and Environmental Science ( at
the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time visiting assistant professor
position beginning in the Fall of 2016. The position is outside of the tenure stream. The
successful candidate will be expected to teach both undergraduate curriculum courses
including The Planets, as well as possible graduate courses such as Volcanology,
Tectonics, Geophysics, Planetary Geology and/or those that fall within the candidate's
area of expertise. The position may also include serving on MS and PhD student
committees as well as helping to direct undergraduate research projects. The
department offers an undergraduate certificate program in GIS/RS, a professional M.S.
degree in GIS/RS ( and MS and PhD degrees in Geology
& Environmental Science.

We are interested in a colleague with research expertise that integrates well with current
departmental directions as described on our website. Of particular interest is a
background in one or more of the following areas: volcanology/petrology, planetary
surface processes, tectonics, geophysics, remote sensing (RS) of natural systems,
and/or the use of GIS modeling. Skills with computer networks are also especially
desirable. Although not required, the candidate can also develop their own externallyfunded
research program.

Applicants should email questions and the following materials to the Visiting Assistant
Professor Search Committee (gpsgrad<at> 1) a CV (including past and current
grant support), 2) statements of teaching and research interests, 3) copies of 3 relevant
publications, and 4) names and contact information of four references. A Ph.D. is
required at the time of appointment.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and proceed until the position is filled. The
University of Pittsburgh is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Applications from women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged.

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