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Online Adjunct Faculty - Wildlife Conservation

Employer
Unity College
Location
Maine, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 12, 2022
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About Unity College:

For more than fifty years, Unity College has been preparing the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders to successfully face real-world challenges. With environmentally focused degrees, Unity College offers affordable and accessible degrees, certificates, and non-degree courses, through a variety of modalities including hybrid, in-person, hyflex, and online.

Our Mission:

Through the framework of sustainability science, Unity College provides a liberal arts education that emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Utilizing experiential and collaborative learning, our graduates emerge as responsible citizens, environmental stewards, and visionary leaders.

Position Overview:

Unity College is seeking enthusiastic individuals to teach Wildlife Conservation courses for our online undergraduate degree programs. Courses are online and run for five weeks in eight different terms.
  • We are particularly interested in hiring adjunct faculty to develop and teach foundational courses in Wildlife Conservation. Examples of courses to be instructed would be Introduction to Wildlife Plant Identification: Wildlands and Wildlife Habitat, Habitat Management for Wildlife, Wildlife Population Management, and Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conservation
  • Courses are taught asynchronously with an average of 20 students per course.
Required

The ideal candidate will possess a terminal degree (e.g. PhD, DVM) in the discipline or a masters degree with ample experience in the profession in addition to the following:
  • Experience with online teaching and previous use of Canvas is desirable.
  • Prior experience with field work in Wildlife Conservation, including habitat construction and management, as well as wildlife care are strongly desirable.
  • Ability to efficiently operate a personal computer and associated software (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately.
  • Personal commitment to the environmental focus and mission of the college.
The Location

Unity Colleges distance education curriculum is 100% online. Our Distance Education Adjuncts will teach remotely.

Benefits

This is a temporary part time position and is not eligible for benefits.

To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should click on the Apply Now button and submit a CV, cover letter and points of contact for three references.

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