[ES_JOBS_NET] three, one-year Lecturer positions in environmental science and geology, State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh

Christine Wiedinmyer 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 
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 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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