The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County invites applications for an instructor of Geology for Fall 2019. Appointment rank is dependent upon educational level and teaching experience. This position has the potential for renewal in future semesters.
Courses currently available Fall 2019:
GEOLOGY 1140 Physical Geology
Lecture (Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00-9:50 am) and Lab (Fri 2:00-4:50 pm)
The physical and chemical earth, materials of the earth's crust and interior, their compositions, distributions, origins, and the processes that modify them; minerals and rocks; interpretation of topographic maps and aerial photographs;
GEOLOGY 1690 Environmental Geology
Lecture (Tue, Thur, 2:00-3:15 pm) and Lab (Wed 2:00-3:50 pm)
The physical environment and our interaction with it. Emphasis on earth processes affecting humans, such as flooding, erosion, groundwater, landslides and earthquakes. The impact of humans upon the environment along with the application of the science of geology to these impacts. Air, water and soil pollution studied from a physical-chemical standpoint. The depletion of energy and mineral resources and the need for humans to design with nature.
Starting Date: Contract begins on August 21, 2019, classes begin September 3, 2019.