JOB NO: 244106-AS
WORK TYPE: PARTIAL REMOTE, STAFF-FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT: OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY
CATEGORIES: TEACHING AND INSTRUCTION OF FOR-CREDIT COURSES
The selected candidate would be expected to teach a load of 10 credit hours each fall and spring semester, likely existing of 1) Systems Thinking (3 credits, existing course), 2) Life Cycle Assessment (3 credits, existing course), 3) Introduction to Sustainability (3 credits, new course), and 4) Community Service in Sustainability (1 credit, seminar-style course). This is a 12-month appointment, and summer teaching responsibilities will consist of teaching 4 credits: 1) Introduction to Sustainability (3 credits) and 2) Community Service in Sustainability (1 credit). Responsibilities will potentially include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, writing and grading exams and homework, supervising teaching assistants, and creating new course content as needed. Continuing professional development opportunities will be provided.
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PhD or other terminal degree, or a degree at least one level above the level of instruction, or otherwise approved as qualified by the Dean
PhD in a sustainability related field. All But Dissertation (ABD) will be considered.
Interest in teaching quantitative sustainability courses
Experience with quantitative sustainability in a research and/or teaching context
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
A402800-GAYLORD NELSON INST ENV ST/OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY
Full Time: 100%
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
APPOINTMENT TYPE, DURATION:
Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
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