The Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources are seeking to hire a lecturer position to support the growing instructional needs of the Environmental Studies program for the 2020-21 academic year related to the human dimensions of environment and sustainability issues.
The incumbent will be expected to teach 4 courses per semester (based upon 1.0 FTE) in support of the teaching mission of the Environmental Studies program. Teaching responsibilities will include ENVR 101 (fall and spring) Environmental Studies Orientation, ENVR 201 (fall and spring) Science, Systems, Environment and Sustainability, ENVR 249 (fall or spring) Individual and Cultural Perspectives on the Environment , ENVR 334 (fall or spring) Psychology of Environmental Sustainability, and ENVR 495 (fall and spring) Internship in Environmental Studies. In addition to the above-described duties, the individual will be expected to accept committee assignments, reporting responsibilities, and other special ad hoc assignments as requested at the administrative unit, college/division, institute, and/or university level. This is a one-year appointment that has the potential for renewal based on performance and agreed upon need by the colleges of Arts and Sciences and Agricultural Science and Natural Resources.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
A Master's Degree plus graduate courses beyond a master's degree in a discipline related to the human dimensions of environment and sustainability including, but not limited to, Anthropology Sociology, Communication Studies, Political Science, Human Geography, Psychology, Natural Resources, Environmental Science, and Environmental Justice. At least two successful semesters of college teaching; experience in inquiry-based education and/or investigations; and knowledge of current environmental issues essential. Must have the ability to communicate to a diverse range of students. Ability to collaborate and be a team player essential.
A Ph.D or equivalent preferred. More than two years of undergraduate teaching experience in higher education. Background in teaching pedagogy, especially as it relates to how people learn preferred. Experience in interdisciplinary approaches to problem solving related to sustainability and environmental issues. Experience in the integration psychological theory and the role of human behavior in sustainability efforts and related environmental issues. Background in topics of social justice, diversity, inclusion, and/or equity related to environmental and sustainability issues.
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 68357
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