[ES_JOBS_NET] NAU Environmental Science Job

Angie Moline Angie.Moline at nau.edu
Tue Nov 26 09:29:02 MST 2013

The School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability at Northern Arizona University is seeking a full time, non-tenure track Lecturer, with an appointment beginning in August 2014. The nine-month position is not tenure eligible, but may be renewable based on satisfactory performance and School needs.

The successful applicant will teach two ENV101 (Introduction to Environmental Science) classes, and one to two additional classes, each semester. Additional responsibilities include coordinating laboratory sections in conjunction with the lab manager, curriculum development and management, and serving as liaison for the Ecohouse Learning Community on campus.

Minimum qualifications for the position include: a PhD in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Ecology, or related interdisciplinary field as of August 1, 2014; and two years of demonstrated teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Preferred qualifications for the position include: a record of substantial and continued effectiveness in teaching; demonstrated experience designing and teaching introductory environmental sciences and studies courses for undergraduate students; demonstrated experience teaching traditional and hybrid classes using state of the art technology, including novel pedagogy techniques; demonstrated success teaching undergraduate science classes intended for non-majors in natural or physical sciences; demonstrated experience in environmental policy and/or environmental management; demonstrated experience in the application of broadly interdisciplinary approaches to environmental problem solving; academic training in more than one disciplinary field; and experience working with people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Faculty in the School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability (SESES) are committed to teaching and research excellence, and to providing the highest quality educational experiences in the classroom, field, and laboratory. The school offers degrees of Bachelor of Science and Arts, Master of Science, and a new interdisciplinary PhD. SESES Environmental Programs include undergraduate degree programs in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, and graduate programs in Environmental Sciences and Policy and in Climate Sciences and Solutions.

Northern Arizona University has a student population of about 26,000 at its main campus in Flagstaff and at over 30 sites across the state. Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch, with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees. Flagstaff has a population of about 67,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.

Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Please see www.nau.edu/hr<http://www.nau.edu/hr> for full position announcement and instructions on how to apply. For questions regarding the position, contact Dr. Diana Elder at Diana.Elder at nau.edu<mailto:Diana.Elder at nau.edu>. This position will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on January 13, 2014.
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