Assistant Professor in the Department of Geosciences

Position ID: 37160
University of West Georgia
College of Science and Mathematics
Branch Campus: 
Carrollton, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 


The Department of Geosciences at the University of West Georgia invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Sedimentology or Stratigraphy at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2018.

A Ph.D. in Geology focusing on sedimentology, stratigraphy, basin analysis or a related field is required at time of employment. The successful applicant will be expected to teach introductory courses in geology as well as upper level courses in sedimentology, stratigraphy, and possibly additional undergraduate courses in their specialty. This applicant will also be expected to develop a vigorous research program that involves undergraduate students.

The University of West Georgia (UWG) is a comprehensive regional public university located an hour west of Atlanta in Carrollton, GA. Part of the University System of Georgia, UWG has a total enrollment of approximately 13,000 students and is growing annually.  The Geosciences department consists of thirteen faculty and manages facilities including GIS teaching labs, the Center for Water Resources, and the West Georgia Microscopy Center. The department also houses research equipment including rock and fossil preparation equipment, petrographic microscopes, XRD, ICP-OES, and variable-pressure SEM-EDS instrumentation.  

Application procedure:

Applicants should submit a single PDF that includes a cover letter, CV, separate statements of teaching and research interests, transcripts, and contact information for a minimum of three references to: Review of applications will begin on November 30th.

The University of West Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer; applications from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged. Questions should be directed to Dr. Bradley Deline, Search Committee Chair:

Institution Employment Link:
Contract Period: 
10 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Position Starting Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Bradley Deline,
Phone Number: 
(678) 839-4061
Vacancy Status: 
Annual Salary: 

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University System of Georgia
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