GSU Department of Geosciences Now Hiring Lecturer

Posted On November 15, 2018
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Become part of the growing faculty within the Department of Geosciences at Georgia State University – an institution recognized nationally for leadership in innovation, research growth, and the academic success of diverse populations. Our next hire at the rank of Lecturer pending budgetary approval, will play a central role in Geosciences’ contribution to Georgia State’s strategic goal of ensuring that students from all backgrounds can achieve academic and career success at high rates. While we are excited to receive applications from people whose expertise ranges broadly across physical geography, we are placing an emphasis on weather and climate.

Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 institution in downtown Atlanta, is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success and research growth. Enrolling and graduating one of the nation’s most diverse student bodies, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s leading global cities. As an important hub for the university’s strategic emphasis on global and urban research, the Department of Geosciences ( is an interdisciplinary and growing component of Georgia State, offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the Geosciences and certificates in Water Science, Sustainability, and GIS.


The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching an undergraduate course in weather and climate and graduate courses in his/her area of expertise as well as participating in service at the department, college, and university levels.


Essential Qualifications

  • Ph.D. at time of hire
  • Previous lecturing experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, diverse setting
  • Student-mentoring experience
  • Experience with effectively engaging diverse students

Submit the following electronic materials to Dr. Jeremy Diem (Search Committee Chair) at (1) a letter of application addressing the essential and preferred qualifications; (2) a teaching statement; (3) curriculum vitae; and (4) names, email addresses, telephone numbers, and titles of at least three professional references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, submit all electronic materials by 3 December 2018. Should you be recommended for a position, an offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented groups in the geosciences.