The University of Oregon is soliciting applications for limited duration teaching and/or research appointments that are part time or short term, (contracts not to exceed one year), in the Department of Geological Sciences. Possibility of renewal up to a total of three years, depending on needs, funding, and performance. Examples include summer instructors, academic year instructors, research assistants or associates, postdoctoral fellows, and field research assistants. Research assistants conduct research under direction of a principal investigator; postdoctoral research associates conduct research under the direction of a faculty member for the purpose of acquiring research training; research associates conduct research with only general guidance. Bachelor's or Master's degree in geology or related area required (for certain positions); Ph.D. preferred (required for research associate and postdoctoral positions).
Please send vita and letter of interest to: Head, Department of Geological Sciences, indicate posting # 041213, 1272 University of Oregon, Eugene OR 97403-1272. Applications accepted through April 30, 2013. Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis and screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds. Hires from this pool may require background checks.