[ES_JOBS_NET] three, one-year Lecturer positions in environmental science and geology, State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh
christin at ucar.edu
Thu Jun 15 08:19:25 MDT 2017
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
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 administrators.
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.
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