About the College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences (CoAS) delivers a time-honored
liberal arts education paired with Drexel’s renowned focus on
applied learning. Our research and scholarship explore contemporary
issues with an eye toward improving the common good. With a breadth
of disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and
humanities, and a focus on the now, the College is the perfect home
for curious scholars who seek to apply their learning in the
service of humanity. Our undergraduate programs, Co-op experiences
and Community-Based Learning courses give students a broad-based,
hands-on education that prepares them to make an impact
immediately. Our graduate programs take a rigorous yet practical
approach to advancing knowledge. Our faculty members are dedicated
teachers and gifted scholars who publish groundbreaking research on
the world’s most pressing issues.
About Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science
The Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science
(BEES) teaches students across Drexel University in online,
in-person and hybrid formats. Departmental strengths are in
environmental science and studies, ecology, geoscience,
sustainability and biodiversity-systematic biology. Its
experiential-learning opportunities include site/field classroom
experiences as well as connections to the Academy of Natural
Sciences. Our motto "Field Experience, Early and Often" implies
that many of our courses are field based or have field components
as needed. Students gain hands-on field experience in many of our
classes, research opportunities and Co-ops. Students also have
unprecedented access to incredible facilities, including local and
international field sites, Drexel’s Gold-LEED-certified Papadakis
Integrated Sciences Building, and the Academy of Natural Sciences
of Drexel University, which is the oldest natural history museum in
the Western Hemisphere. Faculty in the department are renowned
scientists from Drexel and the Academy, specializing in the fields
of environmental science, earth science, ecology and conservation,
biodiversity and evolution, geoscience and paleontology.
The adjunct faculty member will employ a variety of strategies to
foster student learning and discussions, as well as encourage
active learning in all students, maintain proper course-related
records, and evaluate student work and provide students with
feedback as to the progress toward meeting the objectives of the
course. Each adjunct faculty member is responsible for effectively
teaching students in the assigned classroom or online.
Responsibilities may include teaching days or evenings, with the
potential for online only, in-person only, or a combination of
) for current positions needed.
As an adjunct faculty member, you are responsible for:
- creating a syllabus in accordance with University guidelines or
teaching the course in accordance with the syllabus and course
materials provided by the department.
- teaching the course section(s).
- making yourself available to students (e.g., responding to
email inquiries; office hours, etc.)
- maintaining accurate documentation of course records to justify
the grades submitted.
- submitting student grades in accordance with University
- submit any additional grading documentation that may be
required by the department.
- and any other duties directly related to the course as assigned
by the department head or program director.
Please note: You are also required to submit any additional grading
documentation that may be required by the department. Arrangements
for grades of incomplete and grade appeals that may extend beyond
the end of your contract must be made with the Department Head, and
grades of incomplete must be administered in accordance with the
Incomplete Grade Policy.
PhD, MS or time equivalent in the field of environmental science
and studies, ecology, geoscience, sustainability and
biodiversity-systematic biology. The specific field is related to
the Course being offered.
University City, Philadelphia, PA
Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter that
includes teaching statement when submitting your application.
Review of applicants will continue until a suitable candidate pool
Jun 30 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
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