Friday, April 26, 2013

Renewable Position in Geology and Physical Science at West Virginia University at Parkersburg

West Virginia University at Parkersburg is accepting applications and/or nominations for a fulltime, nine-month renewable term positions for Geology & Physical Science faculty.
West Virginia University at Parkersburg seeks applications and/or nominations for a nine-month, renewable term appointment for a Geology/Physical Science faculty member with the Science and Technology Division effective Fall 2013. The assignment will include a 15 load hour per semester teaching assignment to include courses in Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Astronomy, and Meteorology. All courses consist of lecture and laboratory components. Responsibilities will include academic advising, committee service, and professional development. Teaching assignments may include evenings, weekends, on-line, and off-campus locations. The Science and Technology Division values creativity and innovation and expects the selected candidate will participate actively in the college community.
REQUIREMENTS: A Master’s degree from a recognized, regionally accredited institution with a minimum of 15 semester hours of graduate credit in Geology or a related Physical Science discipline is required. The ability to teach Astronomy is considered a plus. Teaching experience is preferred, as well as an aptitude for using technology in instructional delivery and a willingness to deliver courses online. Demonstration of teaching effectiveness is part of the on-campus interview.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 16, 2013
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Posting will remain active until filled with preference given to applications that are received prior to 4:00 p.m. May 15, 2013.
TO APPLY: Send a letter describing how your qualifications meet our requirements; submit an Employment Application Packet and an unofficial copy of your college transcripts to:
Human Resources Office
WVU at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26104
An Employment Application Packet is available at , in the Human Resources Office or by calling  (304) 424-8290 .
Information about West Virginia University at Parkersburg is available at .
Please contact the Human Resources Office at  (304) 424-8290  if you need assistance or reasonable accommodation with the application or hiring process.
West Virginia University at Parkersburg is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, religion, color, ancestry, or national origin in admission, employment, educational programs or activities; nor does it discriminate on the basis of genetic information in employment or employee health benefits. Further, faculty, staff, students, and applicants are protected from retaliation for filing complaints or assisting in an investigation of discrimination. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Debbie Richards, Special Assistant to the President,  304-424-8201 , WVU Parkersburg, 300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, WV 26104.