[ES_JOBS_NET] Job opportunity: Geography Instructor UMD

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Tue Sep 15 08:56:31 MDT 2015

Date:    Mon, 14 Sep 2015 11:39:46 -0400
From:    "=?windows-1252?Q?Gedan,_Keryn?=" <gedank at SI.EDU>
Subject: Job opportunity: Geography Instructor UMD

The Department of Geographical Sciences at the University of Maryland,
College Park, is looking for a lecturer to teach GEOG441 =96 The Coastal =
(course description below) starting in Spring 2016.   Time and day is
somewhat flexible, and there will be a possibility to renew.=20=20

GEOG441 -- The Coastal Ocean -- Introduction to coastal oceanography,
focusing on the physical, biological, and geological aspects of ocean are=
on the inner continental shelves. Wave, currents, and tidal dynamics of
bays, open coast, estuaries, and deltas. Sedimentary environments of majo=
coastal types. Ecology and biogeochemical relationships, including benthi=
and planktonic characteristics. Coastal evolution with sea level rise. Hu=
impacts: eutrophication, modification of sedimentation. The coastal futur=
rising sea level, hypoxia, and increased storminess.
Ideally, this course would complement two other courses, AOSC375 =96
Introduction to The Blue Ocean; and ENSP342 =96 Environmental Threats to
Oceans and Coasts: Policy Responses, which students take who are enrolled=
Environmental Science: Marine and Coastal Management, and Geographical Sc=
To apply: Please send a cover letter, CV (or resume), and contact
information for three references to:  to Dr. Ronald Luna, Director of
Undergraduate Studies, Geographical Sciences, at: ronaldl at umd.edu, by
9/30/15. Please use:  GEOG441 =96 Instructor Search (your name) in the Su=
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