Thanks and will do......Rob
Robert C. Thomas, Ph.D.
Environmental Sciences Department
The University of Montana Western
Dillon, MT 59725
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"I'll know my song well, before I start singin'"...Dylan
On Oct 18, 2010, at 10:52 AM, Smaglik Suki wrote:
> HI, Rob-
> If this were permanent you'd have my application right now! I love
> what I do here but I miss having upperclassmen around. And Dillon
> is as nice as Lander to live. Anyway, I will pass your ad on to my
> friends at UW. Maybe we'll cross paths at GSA. Please say "hello"
> to Sheila.
> Suzanne M (Suki) Smaglik
> Professor, Chemistry & Geology
> Central Wyoming College
> 2660 Peck Ave
> Riverton, WY 82501
> 800-735-8418 x 2146
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Thomas [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Mon 10/18/2010 8:35 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Temporary position at Montana Western
> Have a graduating student looking to get teaching experience? Please
> pass along the following announcement regarding a temporary position
> at the University of Montana Western in Dillon. We are located about 2
> hours west of Yellowstone National Park and are the first and only
> public university on the block system (a single class for 18 days). We
> are VERY flexible about the subject and design of the three general
> education courses we need for this spring and encourage innovation.
> Thanks for your help....Rob
> University of Montana Western Temporary Position: 1/10/11 to 5/4/11
> The Environmental Sciences Department at the University of Montana
> Western seeks an innovative instructor to fill a full-time, temporary
> position teaching three introductory-level geology courses during the
> spring semester of 2011. The teaching responsibilities begin on
> January 10, 2011 and will be completed on May 4, 2011. An earned Ph.D.
> in Geology or related field is preferred, and candidates should have
> experience with field-based education and research. Candidates should
> demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching and be able to teach
> introductory geology courses in an immersion scheduling system where
> student's take and faculty teach a single course for 18 instructional
> The University of Montana Western, located in Dillon, Montana, is an
> innovative small institution nestled in a scenic valley in the Rocky
> Mountains of southwestern Montana. The campus enrolls approximately
> 1400 students and has small class sizes, usually less than 25
> students. Dillon, a community of ~6,000, is known for outstanding
> public schools, safe living environment, recreational opportunities,
> and an excellent standard of living. Montana Western's small size and
> focus on educational innovation have earned it a national reputation,
> and it is a place where faculty choose to collegially and creatively
> make a difference in the way that their curricula are delivered.
> Montana Western is one of only a few schools in the nation that uses
> "Experience One" immersion scheduling (students taking one course at a
> time), allowing increased opportunities for experiential types of
> learning (see http://my.umwestern.edu/ for more information).
> Review of applications will begin November 1, 2010 and will continue
> until the position is filled. Application materials should include a
> letter of interest, a curriculum vitae including the contact
> information for three professional references, and a statement about
> how the candidate will use immersion scheduling to teach introductory
> geology courses. Please send application materials to Dr. Rob Thomas,
> Department of Environmental Sciences, The University of Montana
> Western, Dillon, MT 59725. Final candidates will need to successfully
> complete a phone interview and an onsite interview, which will include
> a public presentation.
> The University of Montana-Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative
> action employer and encourages applications from qualified women,
> minorities, Vietnam era veterans and people with disabilities.
> Position eligible for veteran's preference in accordance with State
> law. Finalists for this position will be subject to a criminal
> background investigation.
> Robert C. Thomas, Ph.D.
> Environmental Sciences Department
> The University of Montana Western
> Dillon, MT 59725
> (406) 683-7615
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> "I'll know my song well, before I start singin'"...Dylan