Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Studies and Sciences

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 25, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Studies and Sciences
Adelphi University

Job Department/School
Environmental Studies and Sciences

Part time

Garden City, N.Y.

The Environmental Studies and Sciences program at Adelphi University invites applications for a part time faculty member beginning January 2021. We seek applicants who have completed, or are currently working toward, a Ph.D. in geology, earth sciences, or a related field, with demonstrated teaching and research experience in historical geology, paleontology, or sedimentary geology.

1. The candidate will teach a lecture and lab section of Historical Geology
2. The candidate may also teach a graduate level course called Sediments: An Environmental Archive.

1. Applicants should have demonstrated teaching expertise in historical geology, paleontology, or sedimentary geology.
2. A Ph.D. in geology, earth science, or relevant field is preferred, but not required.
3. A minimum of Master's degree is required at the time of appointment.

1. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references.
2. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 30 but applicant reviews will continue until the position is filled.
3. Direct inquiries to Program Director, Prof. Brian Wygal (

Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research and teaching university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

Adelphi University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from women, under-represented groups, members of the LGBT community, people with disabilities and veterans.

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