Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology

Visiting faculty position in geology, for 2017-2018

The Geology Department at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA seeks applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 2017-18 academic year with the potential for renewal. A PhD or ABD is required. The position is open to all geoscience disciplines, although preference may be given to someone who could teach field geophysics. Courses taught by the visitor will include Physical Geology, and other courses at the introductory or advanced level as appropriate for our curriculum. We seek a dynamic, creative teacher committed to high-quality undergraduate education and student-faculty research. W&L is a nationally ranked, highly selective liberal arts college. The Department ( has excellent facilities and resources, makes great use of the Appalachians in field courses and labs, and is a member of the Keck Geology Consortium. Apply to the search committee care of Sarah Wilson at Applications should include curriculum vitae, teaching statement including teaching interests/experience, research statement, and contact information for 3 referees. Please address to Lisa Greer, Search Committee Chair, Geology Department, Washington and Lee University. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Washington and Lee and the Department of Geology are interested in candidates committed to high standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.