Geology Instructor - Tenure Track
Delta College - University Center, MI
POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES :

Teach a verity of Geology courses including: Physical Geology, Environmental Geology, and field courses in Geology for non-science majors. Position also includes participation in division and college governance as well as assessment and community outreach activities.

  • Participate fully as a member of the GEO Science Department and Science Division in such activities as department and division meetings, curriculum development and revision, committee membership, and textbook selection.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the mission and vision of Delta College.
  • Focus on supporting and assessing student learning and academic achievement.
  • Continually develop appropriate innovation in learning and teaching to meet diverse learning styles and needs of students.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the academic discipline and across campus to develop effective learning experiences for a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of diversity based on the college statement on diversity http://www.delta.edu/diversity/
  • Integrate international and intercultural experiences in the College, community, and curriculum.
  • Serve the Delta community through outreach activities.
  • Make effective use of appropriate technology in the performance of the listed responsibilities and accountabilities.
  • Participate fully in shared governance as a full member of the academic community.
  • Teach at least 30 equated credit hours annually in a variety of settings including day, evening, weekend, on campus, and off campus.
  • Commit to ongoing educational and professional growth.
  • Engage fully in course, discipline, and program development.


  • Required Qualifications
  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Geology or Geology Education from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in geology.
  • Demonstrated currency in the field of local (Michigan) & regional Geology.
  • Demonstrated currency in Environmental Geology & Hydrogeology.


  • Additional Experiences Considered
  • Experience using a variety of teaching technologies and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated current and ongoing professional growth.
  • Substantive multicultural experience (for example: urban community service, academic course work in minority or foreign language studies, or teaching experience with minority students).
  • Experience working with non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds and with varying academic skills.
  • Experience using course management systems.
    College teaching experience, especially in a community college setting.
  • Teaching experience in field courses in Geology.
  • Field experience in Physical Geology and or Environmental Geology with work in areas such as hydrogeologic remedial activity or petrology.


  • Application Deadline
    Position will remain open until filled. The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and/or certifications and licenses. Three current letters of recommendation may be requested.

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