Assistant Teaching Professor, Geology

Michigan Technological University
March 17, 2023
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Assistant Teaching Professor, Geology

Apply now Job No: 23036 Department: Geological & Mining Eng & Sciences Work Type: Faculty Location: Main Campus (Houghton, MI) Full Time / Part Time: Full Time Categories: Engineering, Sciences

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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Job Description Summary

The Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences at Michigan Technological University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in Geology. Detailed information about research and educational programs in the department can be found at https: // www.

Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty and staff who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https: // www.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

Regularly teach departmental courses at the graduate and upper division levels. Advise undergraduate and graduate students. Serve as the Departmental Graduate Program director. Engage in an extensive range of departmental and university service activities. Be active in academic and educational research. Foster and contribute to a collaborative DEIS culture within the workplace. Apply safety-related knowledge, skills, and practices to everyday work and commit to learning about continuous improvement strategies and applying them to everyday work.

Required Education, Certifications, Licensures (minimum requirements)

Ph.D. in Geology

Required Experience (minimum requirements)

Demonstrated ability to teach effectively at the graduate level in the disciplinary area. Experience in teaching graduate courses in scientific communication. Experience in the development of graduate certificates. Experience in managing graduate assistantships and graduate program assessments. Experience with recruiting undergraduate and graduate students. Experience with laboratory safety.

Desirable Education and/or Experience

Experience in curriculum development and assessment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)

Strong interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse student, faculty, and community populations. Demonstrated experience in academic and/or educational research in the disciplinary area.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

Experience in using learning management systems (LMS) such as Canvas by Instructure

Language, Mathematics and/or Reasoning Skills

Work Environment and/or Physical Demands

The work environment is that of a typical office and/or classroom setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment

Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 4 required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.

Required University Training:

  • Employee Safety Overview

  • Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training

  • Annual Data Security Training

  • Annual Title IX Training

  • Background Check:

    Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

    Other Conditions of Employment:

    The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. Visa sponsorship is unavailable at this time. This is not an E-Verified Position.

    Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) % (1=100%)


    FLSA Status


    Appointment Term

    9 months


    Pay Rate/Salary

    Title of Position Supervisor

    Department Chair

    Posting Type


    Dependent on Funding


    Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)

    This is an internal search for employees that are currently employed at Michigan Tech.

    Applications must be submitted online at https:// www. us/job/493174. Applicants should provide a cover letter and curriculum vitae. In addition, applicants must submit a diversity statement that describes how their past and/or potential actions support a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and a sense of belonging where all members of a campus community can excel. Applicants will be asked for the names of at least three professional references as part of the application process.

    Additional Information

    Michigan Technological University, one of the four major research universities in the State of Michigan, is located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula adjacent to Lake Superior. The community offers a small-town environment with outstanding four-season recreational opportunities. Michigan Tech is located in Houghton, MI on the south shore of Lake Superior.

    Michigan Tech is proud to be an ADVANCE Institution that has thrice received National Science Foundation support to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM. (see https: // www.

    Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    Required Education, Certifications, Licensures (minimum requirements)

    Advertised: 15 Feb 2023 Eastern Standard Time Applications close:

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