Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor - One Year Temporary
Department of Geoscience

The Geoscience Department at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for a one-year temporary full-time position beginning in the fall of 2013. A Ph.D. or A.B.D. in geoscience or a related field is required, as is evidence of excellent teaching and/or teaching potential. The successful candidate will be expected to teach mineralogy, structural geology, and introductory geoscience classes.


Applications are due by Friday, February 15, 2013. Applicants should submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to:

Professor Tara Curtin
Geoscience Department Search Chair
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva NY 14456

Email correspondence can be addressed to curtin@hws.edu. To learn more about the department, visit our web site at http://www.hws.edu/academics/geoscience/.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.