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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).

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Assistant Professor - Geology


Norwich University announces a new position starting fall 2012 for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Geology in a small undergraduate department that offers degrees in both Geology and Environmental Science. The Department seeks a field-based petrologist with “hard rock” expertise. Teaching duties include mineralogy, petrology, structural geology, field geology and introductory courses. Additionally, the successful candidate will be thoroughly involved in Senior research projects and be actively engaged in summer research involving students. Norwich University, located in a rural setting in the center of the Green Mountains, has a long tradition of field-based learning. The University and the Department pride themselves on high quality teaching and active research by their faculty and students.


Qualifications include a Ph.D. Ideally the candidate will compliment the expertise of the other faculty, which include sedimentation, stratigraphy, geomorphology, and paleoenvironmental studies, and have teaching and research interests that allow collaboration on environmental projects. Teaching experience and an interest in applied geophysics at the student project level are desired. Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Additional Information:

Screening of applications will begin on February 13, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should email an application letter and CV to Questions about the position can be directed to 802-485-2304.

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and Norwich University Employment Application to Geology Faculty Search, via email:

Jan. 4, 2012

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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