[ES_JOBS_NET] 3 lecturer positions: Soil Science, Water Quality, and Geology

Janet Puhalla jpuha001 at plattsburgh.edu
Thu Jun 8 07:45:58 MDT 2017

​Lecturers in Earth and Environmental Science (3 positions)

The Center for Earth and Environmental Science (CEES) at the State
University of New York, College at Plattsburgh, seeks to fill three,
one-year Lecturer positions in environmental science and geology, effective
August 2017. Successful candidates will be committed to excellence in
teaching and service in an institution dedicated primarily to undergraduate
education. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of
and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues, as SUNY Plattsburgh is
committed to ensuring that its graduates are educated to succeed in an
increasingly complex, multicultural, and interdependent world.

SUNY Plattsburgh is situated on Lake Champlain and is a gateway to the
six-million acre Adirondack Park – the largest state-protected area in the
contiguous United States. CEES maintains relationships with government
agencies and environmental non-profits throughout the Adirondack Region and
the Lake Champlain Basin. These partnerships and our unique geographic
setting create a vibrant context for applied and experiential learning in
the earth and environmental sciences, and our courses take advantage of all
that the Lake Champlain-Adirondack region has to offer.

Responsibilities include: 12 contact hours of undergraduate instruction per
semester. Each lecturer will be responsible for one of the following three
positions: (1) Mineralogy (with lab; Fall semester) and Igneous and
Metamorphic Petrology (with lab; Spring semester); (2) Soil Science; or (3)
Water Quality Modeling. Both Soil Science and Water Quality Modeling
courses are full-day immersive field courses taught in the fall semester as
part of the Applied Environmental Science Program at the William H. Miner
Institute. Additional courses may include, dependent on candidate specialty
and departmental need, Introduction to Physical Geology, Evolution of Earth
(Historical Geology), Geology Seminar, Environmental Technology,
Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Science Seminar, and Water Quality
Analysis & Instrumentation.  Candidates may be asked to teach courses in a
distance learning format.

Required Qualifications: M.S. or Ph.D. in environmental science, geology,
or related discipline is required at time of appointment.  ABD candidates
will be considered. The successful candidates will have demonstrated an
ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff, and

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with a Ph.D. in environmental science,
geology, or related field with expertise in one of mineralogy and/or
petrology; environmental chemistry; environmental modeling; or soil
science. Preference will be given to candidates with documented evidence of
college-level teaching effectiveness.

SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence
through diversity.  As an equal opportunity employer and a government
contractor subject to VEVRAA, SUNY Plattsburgh complies with hiring
regulations regarding sex, color, religion, national origin, disability,
age and veteran status.

Salary: $40,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits. Review of applications
will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Materials received by June 12 will be guaranteed full consideration.
Please apply to http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu/postings/8326 and include a
cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three current
professional references. Additional information may be requested at a later
step in the process. Official transcripts from an accredited institution
will be required prior to employment.


Janet Puhalla, PhD
Center for Earth and Environmental Sciences
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Office (518)564-2710
jpuha001 at plattsburgh.edu
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