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Two Limited-Term Assistant Professor Positions, Geology. University of West Georgia. The Department of Geosciences at the University of West Georgia invites applications

 for two  limited-term assistant professors to teach a one-year term starting August 2009, and pending final approval of funding. We seek geologists to fill specific vacancies with some flexibility.  The selected candidates will be required to teach physical geology or historical geology, plus upper level courses in their areas of specialization. Those with expertise in the following specialties are encouraged to apply: paleontology, geoscience education, tectonics/applied geophysics, stratigraphy/geobiology/Earth history, or planetary geology/remote sensing. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Geology or related discipline (degree required at time of employment). Please submit a curriculum vita, letter describing scholarly and teaching interests, copies of transcripts, and names and contact information for three or more references. Apply to: David M. Bush, Search Committee Chair, Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA 30118-3100 ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Review of applications will begin on March 20 and continue until the position is filled. The Department of Geosciences ( offers undergraduate degrees in geology, physical geography, human geography, and earth science education, and certificates in GIS. Its thirteen tenure-track faculty members are strongly committed to high quality undergraduate education and vigorous faculty-student research. The department recently moved into a new, expanded teaching and research facility that includes SEM/EDS, ICP, GIS, water quality, thin-section, and a variety of rock prep and core facilities. See the departmental web page for a complete description of department facilities. Located fifty miles west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia is a growing regional university of the University System of Georgia with an enrollment of approximately 11,000. The University of West Georgia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.