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Posting number: 13054
Closes: May 31, 2014

The University of Oregon is soliciting applications for limited duration teaching and/or research appointments that are part time or short term, (contracts not to exceed one year), in the Department of Geological Sciences. Possibility of renewal up to a total of three years, depending on needs, funding, and performance. Examples include summer instructors, academic year instructors, research assistants or associates, postdoctoral fellows, and field research assistants. Research assistants conduct research under direction of a principal investigator; postdoctoral research associates conduct research under the direction of a faculty member for the purpose of acquiring research training; research associates conduct research with only general guidance. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in geology or related area required (for certain positions); Ph.D. preferred (required for research associate and postdoctoral positions). Please send vita and letter of interest to: Head, Department of Geological Sciences, indicate posting # 13054, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene OR 97403-1272. Applications accepted through May 31, 2014.Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis and screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.

Sabbatical-replacement Adjunct Instructor to teach Introductory Geology (Geol 10X or 20X) and Geology core courses such as Introduction to Field Methods (318), Mineralogy (331), Petrology (332), Hydrogeology (Geol 4/551), Surveying (410/510), and Summer Geology Field Camp (450). Candidates may apply to teach either 3 courses (0.5 FTE) or 6 courses (1.0 FTE) depending on experience and areas of expertise. Preference will be given to candidates who can start Fall term (September 16, 2013) and/or extend into summer 2014 to teach part of our Summer Field camp. Ph.D. required.

Please send vita and letter of interest to: Head, Department of Geological Sciences, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1272, or send pdf files to Reference hiring pool 13054. Screening of applications will start in late July and will continue until the positions are filled.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds. Hires from this pool may require background checks.