Assistant Teaching Professor - Geological and Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University is seeking an Assistant Teaching Professor.

 

Date posted

Jan. 5, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

Jan. 31, 2021 12:00 am

Organization

Iowa State University

Location

  • United States

Job description

Assistant Teaching Professor - Geological and Atmospheric Sciences 

  • A Teaching Professor at Iowa State is a term-faculty position, with an initial appointment of 3 years that can be renewed for additional terms.

Appointment Type: Faculty 

Job Description: 
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University is seeking an Assistant Teaching Professor in the area of climate science to teach core courses, lead curriculum development and supervision, and advise undergraduate students. 

The successful candidate will be a dedicated educator with strong skills relevant to the climate science curriculum, which may include courses on past, current and future climate change, how we study Earth’s climate, and societal impacts of climate. The individual will work closely with a team of faculty to build a nationally recognized climate science undergraduate degree program in the department; actively recruit students to the program and lead program advertisement efforts; and may also engage in outreach and public education activities related to climate science, such as to other universities, high school groups and other educational groups, and industry partners.   

We are seeking candidates who share in our mission of achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion. In the department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, and at the University as a whole, we translate the values of diversity and inclusion into action by seeking a diverse faculty and by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, staff, and constituents. 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Atmospheric Science, Geology, Climate Science or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the study of Earth’s climate system with familiarity of past, present, and future climates. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • PhD in Atmospheric Science, Geology, Climate Science or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate or graduate teaching. 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills through committee work, program development, course development, and/or other relevant activities.
  • Demonstrated experience engaging undergraduate students, such as through recruiting, mentoring, and advising.
  • Evidence of ability to work effectively with diverse student, faculty, and staff populations.

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