[ES_JOBS_NET] Adjunct Faculty - Geology, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
christin at ucar.edu
Fri Jul 7 10:47:00 MDT 2017
*Position Title:*Adjunct Faculty
*School:*School Natural and Social Sciences
*Reports to:*Departmental Chair
*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.
* 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
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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discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual and relationship violence.
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