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Students gain hands-on skills through course work, field work, internships, and volunteer work. Students apply what they learn, and develop important skills essential to the work that they will pursue after graduation.
The Geosciences program permits individual attention and strong student-professor interaction. Classes are made interactive by field trips, visiting speakers, and informal career discussions.
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Lecturer in Geosciences-Paleontology
Department of Geosciences, CSU
The Department of Geosciences at Colorado State University is seeking applications for a qualified instructor to teach GEOL 342 Paleontology in Fall 2017. This 3-credit course is taught on an irregular basis based on student demand.
This position will be Temporary, half time and duties include:
Teaching responsibilities: Instruction of one undergraduate course (GEOL 342) and accompanying lab. Paleontology is three semester credits with an enrollment of approximately 35 students.
Laboratory Work: Work with students on lab portion of course.
1) Demonstrated relevant teaching experience at the undergrad.
2) Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Geosciences or related field.
1) Demonstrated record of teaching and/or research in Paleontology.
To apply and view a full position announcement:
Submit a statement of interest in this position, including how your experience fulfills qualification requirements, CV/resume, and names and contact information for three references at: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/43780 To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by May 10, 2017. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
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