University of Pennsylvania | Instructor of Paleontology

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Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Full-Time, Temporary Position – Department of Environmental, Geographical and Geological Sciences

Institution: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Location: Bloomsburg, PA
Category: Faculty – Science – Geology, Earth Sciences, and Oceanography
Posted: 04/18/2017
Application Due: 06/15/2017
Type: Full Time

The Department of Environmental, Geographical and Geological Sciences at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a one-year full-time temporary instructor position to begin in the fall semester of 2017. The position, AA# 41-6-306, focuses on historical geology, introductory dinosaurs, natural disasters, museum methods, and paleontology. The position requires that the candidate must be ABD or have a Ph.D. in geology, and have teaching experience. A demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations, is also preferred. Finalists for the position must communicate well and must successfully complete an interview process. Competitive salary and benefits package.

Complete applications must be received by Thursday, June 15, 2017. Applicants should provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. Applicants are encouraged to submit additional evidences of teaching excellence. Applications may be submitted online to: Questions may be directed to Search & Screen Committee Chair, Dr. John E. Bodenman,
Recommendation for hiring is needed by a majority of the regular, full-time faculty within the department. The University encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO employer. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, and criminal background check. Completion of these searches is contingent on available funding.

Bloomsburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.


Postal Address: Dr. Bodenman
Environmental, Geographical and Geological Sciences
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
400 East Second St.
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
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Lurdes Fonseca

Assistant Professor and Researcher at University of Lisbon
Sociologist (PhD), Paleontologist (Researcher in Micropaleontology), Majors in Sociology and Biology, Minor in Geology. Main interests in Paleontology: Microfossils, Molecular fossils, Paleobiology and Paleoecology. (read more about me)