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Lecturer of Environmental Science

Employer
Kennesaw State University
Location
Kennesaw, Georgia
Salary
Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 15, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education
Employment Type
Full Time
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Lecturer of Environmental Science

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology

 

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track faculty position as Lecturer of Environmental Science in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology beginning August 2023.

 

A commitment to excellence in teaching and service to the university, department and/or discipline is expected of all non-tenure track faculty.

 

  • Successful candidates will be expected to establish an inclusive teaching environment where students from diverse backgrounds can be successful and feel like they belong.
  • The main responsibility of this position is teaching at the undergraduate level with an emphasis on active, inclusive, and experiential learning.
  • The primary teaching area will be in the Environmental Science major course sequence: Introduction to Environmental Science (ENVS 2202K), Environmental Ethics (ENVS 4300), and the Environmental Science Senior Seminar (ENVS 4399).
  • Other teaching responsibilities may include Environmental Science courses for non-majors, including Science, Society, and the Environment I and II (SCI 1101 and 1102).
  • Duties may include teaching evenings.
  • Summer teaching is optional.
  • This is a teaching position, so there are neither expectations of nor support for research.
  • Participation in professional service and support for inclusive excellence within the Department, the College of Science and Mathematics, the University, and beyond is expected.
  • Teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community is expected.

 

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

 

Required Qualifications Include

  • A minimum of a Master’s, or the foreign equivalent, in Environmental Science or a closely related field.
  • At least one graduate-level course in ethics (e.g., bioethics or environmental ethics).

OR

  • A Master’s, or the foreign equivalent, in any discipline and 18 graduate credit hours in Environmental Science or a closely related field.
  • At least one graduate-level course in ethics (e.g., bioethics or environmental ethics).

 

Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Demonstrated success using evidence-based, inclusive teaching practices at the university level.
  • A record of teaching environmental science, environmental ethics, or related courses.
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds.
  • A record of engaging with culturally and ethnically diverse communities and contributing to inclusive work and classroom environments.
  • Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses

 

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php.  Search for Job ID 251732.

 

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

                                               

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

 

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