Lecturer 10 Month - Geology & Env. Sciences (Environmental Science)

SUNY Fredonia
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 21, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Geology & Environmental Sciences is home to numerous faculty and staff members dedicated to providing students with engaging and meaningful classes for future educators. We offer four majors: B.S. Geology, B.S. Earth Science Adolescence Education, B.A. Earth Science, B.S. Environmental Sciences, as well as minors in Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Studies at the undergraduate level. 

We are seeking a creative and collaborative colleague who will engage in excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service within both our majors and general education programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in Environmental Sciences, Geology, and GIS, as well as contributing to our general education course offerings. Master's degree in Environmental Science or closely related field required, Doctorate preferred. Preference will be given to those applicants with a focus in Environmental Science and/or GIS skill sets as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching in the area of Environmental Science. 

Rewards & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation plus comprehensive benefits plan including health, dental, and vision insurance and retirement plan options including a fixed pension plan or a 401(A) with generous employer contributions;
  • Paid leave provisions including sick and holiday leave; impressive educational benefits including tuition-free study plus supplemental tuition aid;
  • A rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of their personal life, including professional development programs and services, employee EAP and wellness programs, discounted membership to the on-campus fitness center, and access to the Campus and Community Child Care Center.


Reporting to the Chair, the successful candidate will:

  • Teach courses in Geology & Environmental Sciences, as well as contributing to our general education course offerings;
  • Contribute to curriculum development and refinement;
  • Provide academic advisement to students;
  • Participate in committees and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession;
  • Be aware of, understand, and follow all university policies.


  • M.S. in Environmental Science or closely related field by August 2021;
  • Ability to teach Environmental Methods & Environmental Assessment;
  • Ability to teach Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, Cartography and/or other courses associated with a GIS minor;
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and constituents in support of campus and department mission;
  • Experience with instructional technology;


  • Doctorate in Environmental Sciences/GIS
  • Teaching experience in Introductory Geology, Environmental Sciences, GIS, Remote Sensing, and/or Cartography
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the university, division, and profession.
  • Interest in, and commitment to, community engagement.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, temporary 10 month, UUP represented position beginning in the fall 2021 semester.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Apply here:  https://fredonia.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=130038

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