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Visiting Assistant Professor in Geophysics

The Earth and Environmental Sciences Departmnet at Boston College seeks to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor for a 1-year term position starting in late summer 2017.

The teaching load is approximately 12 credits, including some combination of: Geophysical Data Processing (EESC5572, 3 credits), Environmental Systems: Quantitative Analysis (EESC2208, 2 credits), Oceanography (EESC1157, 4 credits), Introduction to Geophysics (EESC3391, 3 credits), and/or another course in the successful candidate's area of specialty.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Geophysics, Oceanography, Geology or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education by the time of appointment. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level is an advantage.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter addressing your teaching and research qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references to .

Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2017. Inquiries may be directed to Prof. Ethan Baxter, Department Chair (


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