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Full Time Instructor of Geology

$22,000 – $22,000 yearly

Ball State University

Last Updated: 11/01/22

Job Description

Environment, Geology & Natural Resources

Full Time Instructor of Geology

Ball State University

The Department of Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources invites applications for a full time semester faculty appointment to teach undergraduate courses. We seek a broadly trained geologist or geoscientist to teach full-time (4 course) geology classes, including structural geology, hydrology, and introductory geology.

The Department of Environment, Geology, and Natural Resources offers undergraduate degrees in Geology, Natural Resources and Environmental Management, and a teaching major in Earth-Space Science teaching. We offer several minors, including a renowned minor in Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Additionally, we offer both MA and MS degrees and are part of the Environmental Science PhD. Our students learn from dedicated faculty to learn the skills they need to succeed in their professional careers.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Position Function: Instructors will be needed to teach full-time (4 course) geology classes, including structural geology, hydrology, and introductory geology.

Minimum Qualifications: Earned master’s degree in Geology, Environmental Geoscience, or a related discipline from an accredited institution.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: ABD or earned PhD in Geology, Environmental Geoscience, or a related discipline from an accredited institution.

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/34418 . Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae, and cover letter.

The option to upload transcripts, teaching evaluations, and an Inclusive Excellence Statement is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, you have the option provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Applicants selected for interview will be required to provide this statement.

Pay for this position starts at $22,000. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through 11/30/2022.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

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  • We pledge to provide a premier educational experience for every student.
  • We pledge to partner with the community to improve the lives of our neighbors.
  • We are dedicated to having a lifelong presence in the lives of our alumni.

And when we complement these promises with our commitment to our enduring values, we define that which makes our University and its culture distinctive.

Our faculty are collegial, collaborative, innovative, inclusive, and adaptive, both within and beyond one’s home unit. These attributes include commitments to collaborative discourse, interdisciplinary inquiry, and enterprising learning practices.

Our faculty are expected to be innovative, adaptive, engaging teachers across modalities; producers of impactful creative and/or scholarly work; leaders in meaningful service activities to multiple communities. We seek faculty members who are strategic thinkers, engaging our dynamic communities. We are committed to student and faculty success, impact, and access, within an environment that prioritizes inclusive excellence. We inspire each other to be critical thinkers and responsible citizens, so that we can pursue fulfilling careers and meaningful lives.

To learn about other faculty opportunities at Ball State University, please visit the following link: Ball State Faculty Opportunities

Ball State University lives the values of Beneficence. We invite you to be part of our community.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

Ball State University offers an excellent benefits package for eligible positions. Click here to explore options.

  • Affordable Healthcare
  • Retirement
  • Tuition Remission (For eligible employees, their dependents, and spouse)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Professional Development

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...