[ES_JOBS_NET] Adjunct Faculty - Geology, Naropa University, Boulder, CO

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Fri Jul 7 10:47:00 MDT 2017


*Position Title:*Adjunct Faculty
*Job Code:*AJ002
*School:*School Natural and Social Sciences
*Program:*Environmental Studies
*Reports to:*Departmental Chair
*FLSA Classification:*Exempt
*Status:*Contract per Term
*Pay Rate:*Standard adjunct rate per credit
*Diversity and Inclusion:*Tier I

*Job Summary:*The Environmental Studies BA Program seeks to hire an 
adjunct faculty member to teach the undergraduate course*ENV321: 
Geology*in the fall semester 2017. This is a 3-credit course scheduled 
to meet*Thursdays from 11:45am – 2:30pm*on Naropa’s Arapahoe Campus. 
This course may include one or more class field trips, which may include 
a weekend trip.

*Course Description:*This field course introduces students to the basic 
principles of geology through exploring the Front Range, using the world 
class rock exposures found in this area. Students learn to identify 
rocks and minerals as well as landscapes shaped by steams, wind and 
glaciers. We study the vast expanse of geologic time in the context of 
the history of the Rocky Mountains. Field trips are a central part of 
this course. Prerequisite: ENV223.

*Job Duties:*

  * Teach with a professional level of preparedness for the duration of
    the 15 week semester. For the fall semester, this class is scheduled
    to meet each Thursday from 11:45am – 2:30pm.
  * Design course curricula (past examples available).
  * Participate in a teaching orientation.
  * Attend several department meetings each semester.
  * Grade all assignments, provide feedback to students in a timely
    manner and submit final grades by the deadline established by the
  * Provide one hour of office hours each week plus availability to
    students by appointment.
  * Prepare a course syllabus according to the Office of Academic
    Affairs syllabi instructions and submit syllabus to the Office of
    Academic Affairs by the established deadline.
  * Obtain permission from the copyright owner for any copyrighted
    material to be used in sourcebooks.
  * Complete any and all faculty and staff trainings as required by the
    Human Resources Office or the Office of Academic Affairs within the
    time period set for completion by those departments.
  * Other duties as assigned.

*Minimum Qualifications: *

  * Master's level degree in Geology, Environmental Science or a related
  * Knowledge of local geological principles and sites.
  * Ability to work in a collaborative environment is essential.
  * An understanding of the dynamics of privilege and oppression and the
    impact these have on equity, access, and opportunity in higher
    education/ the workplace.
  * Commitment to co-create an inclusive community and actively
    participate in related professional development, including openness
    to feedback and on-going self-examination.

*Preferred Qualifications: *

  * Experience and skill in teaching experientially.
  * 2-3 years of college-level teaching experience.
  * Familiarity with contemplative education.

*Applications:*Application review continues until position is filled. 
Qualified candidates should apply online and include:

 1. Curriculum vitae
 2. Letter of application explaining your pedagogy and interest in
    working for Naropa, and why you are interested in teaching this
    specific course.
 3. Two references.

/Naropa University is actively engaged in creating an inclusive, diverse 
community and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping 
with our diversity initiatives, we encourage applications from persons 
of historically under-represented groups and those who support diversity./
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