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Instructor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Application materials are 1) resume or CV, 2) cover letter, 3) list of references, 4) statement of teaching philosophy (please attach as "Other 1"), and 5) summary of teaching evaluations (please attach as "Other 2"). Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application. Position will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached. Upon hire, faculty members of the University must provide an official transcript. Transcripts "issued to students" in a sealed envelope are not accepted for employment purposes. Request an official transcript to be mailed directly to Human Resources: University of Mississippi, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Instructor
Department Geology & Geological Engineering
Job Location Oxford
Job Type Full-Time
Job Description

The Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at the University of Mississippi invites applications for an Instructor of Geology. This is a non-tenure nine-month academic position subject to continuous renewal.

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to teach a variety of non-major geology courses and geology courses required for students in the geology and geological engineering undergraduate degree programs, as needed to meet departmental responsibilities; this includes overseeing or assisting with laboratory coordination. The candidate is also expected to contribute to departmental service, including advising undergraduate students for the B.S. in Geology program and student retention efforts.

Minimum Qualifications

Competitive candidates will have a Master of Science degree in Geology or Geological Engineering, minimum of 2 years of demonstrated teaching experience, and a commitment to undergraduate education with demonstrated excellence in teaching, student mentoring, and advising.

Special instructions to applicants

Application materials are 1) resume or CV, 2) cover letter, 3) list of references, 4) statement of teaching philosophy (please attach as “Other 1”), and 5) summary of teaching evaluations (please attach as “Other 2”).

Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

Position will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

Upon hire, faculty members of the University must provide an official transcript. Transcripts “issued to students” in a sealed envelope are not accepted for employment purposes. Request an official transcript to be mailed directly to Human Resources: University of Mississippi, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Will this position solicit online reference letters? No
If part-time, specific number of hours per week
Job Open Date 10/19/2016
Published Salary Actual salary will depend on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget
Exceptional Employment Benefits
Employee Category Faculty
Employee Designation Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this particular job opening?
    • University of Mississippi website
    • Print ad/newspaper
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • WIN Job Center/MDES Jobs Website
    • Professional meeting or conference
    • Professional journal and through a professional organization
    • Professional list service
    • Listed at historically black or predominately minority college or university
    • Predominately minority-targeted publication
    • Other institution/laboratory/program
    • Referred by a friend who is an employee of the University
    • I am a current employee

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other 1
  2. Other 2
  3. List of Professional References