Adjunct Faculty – Geology and Oceanography
Physics and Engineering Department
The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public
comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide
affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout
the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school
graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the
knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and
personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong
At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse
campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent
faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state
and our increasingly diverse student population.
We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate,
support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and
perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.
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their highest potential.
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To teach college-level Geology and Oceanography lecture and lab
Duties and Responsibilities
• To teach college-level Geology and Oceanography lecture and lab
courses at multi campus locations.
• Engage in high-quality instruction in a diverse, inclusive and
student-centered environment, and the ability to work with students
with various learning styles, cultures, identities, and life
• Use technology to enhance instruction and communicate effectively
with the campus community.
• Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a
comprehensive community college.
• A Master’s Degree in Oceanography, Geology, or related field is
• Teaching experience at college/community college level
• Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills,
and a collaborative approach to working with students and
Initially located at the Warwick Campus
Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information
Up to 8.5 hours of in-class time/week
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Additional Salary Information
Licenses, Tools and Equipment
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary or grant)
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies
Application Open Date
Application Close Date (includes the grace period)
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue
until all positions are filled.
To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and
attach a cover letter and resume. Please include information of
three references within the application.
If you need assistance with the online application process, please
contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY : 401-825-2313.
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We recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to
creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and
work environment. We welcome applicants who can contribute to the
College’s commitment to excellence created by diversity and
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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Do you have a Master's Degree in Oceanography, Geology or a
- * In order to improve CCRI's advertising strategy, please let
us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity. Please be
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- Cover Letter/Letter of Application