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Part Time Instructor - Environmental Science

Employer
Nevada State University
Location
Nevada, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Oct 30, 2023

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Part Time Instructor - Environmental Science

Nevada State College (NSC) appreciates your interest in employment. To ensure your application process runs smoothly, we ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
  • The required documents are listed below on the posting. Your application may not be considered if you do not attach the required documents.
  • Draft applications are saved automatically and can be accessed through your candidate home account. Completed applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.
  • Please note, recruitment will close without notice when a hiring decision has been made.


If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources department at (702) 992-2320 or apply@nsc.edu.

Job Description

Nevada State University (NSU) actively maintains an open pool of qualified individuals to be selected on an as-needed basis by the department to fulfill part-time temporary instructional needs and applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

NSU invites applications for an open pool of adjunct faculty for in-person courses in Environmental Science including lecture and lab components.

Applications will be considered on an as needed basis determined by course availability.

Adjunct faculty members are compensated at the rate of $1,000 per credit hour for lecture and $2,000 per credit hour for lab. Courses range from 1­-4 credits.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

Nevada State University, a four-year Minority Serving public institution with a statewide mission, is dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning and committed to the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Designated a Hispanic Serving (HSI) and Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Institution (AANAPI), NSU is a university where teaching and student support are valued above all else.

A majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students, of which 45% are Hispanic, 12% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 11% are Black/African American, 25% are White, and 7% are multiracial.

We celebrate the storied backgrounds of our campus community. We operate with a shared commitment to represent and serve the diverse population of Nevada and to encourage the exchange of ideas that respects and honors the lived experiences of our students, staff, and faculty. We foster a culture of inclusive excellence so our members can live authentically, fully engage, and flourish. In order to strengthen the university and progress its mission, the university dedicates itself to intentional and ongoing reflection to meeting the evolving needs of NSU, the surrounding communities, and the State of Nevada.

We seek applicants who are passionate about working with this promising student population and collaborating with faculty and staff across departments to make a lasting impact in developing our institution and our community.

We encourage you to highlight your background in fostering an inclusive campus culture and supporting the success of students who are historically underrepresented in higher education.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Design course materials (syllabus, lectures, assignments, exams, etc.).
  • Utilize training sessions/materials to master the use of Canvas, NSU's learning management system.
  • Maintain regular communication with students, adjunct coordinator, and department chair.
  • Teaching, mentoring, and advising students.
  • There is potential for collaboration with other faculty.


Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology or a related field.
  • Evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, educational excellence, and mentoring undergraduate students.
  • Effective interpersonal, communication, and technology skills.
  • Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of due diligence background check and verification of credentials.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States without sponsorship (NSU does not sponsor employment-related visas).


Please note: Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications at the time of application in order to be considered for the position.

Special Instructions for Internal NSHE Applicants

NSU employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE, UNLV, UNR, NSU, CSN, TMCC, WNC, GBC, or DRI) MUST use the “Browse Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSU and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Browse Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
16.8%

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment(s) viewable to you will be the attachment(s) to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment(s) to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment(s) will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at apply@nsc.edu.

Please upload the following documents:
  • Detailed resume listing relevant qualifications and experience;
  • Cover Letter indicating why you are a good fit for the position and Nevada State University;
  • Names and contact information of three references (you will be notified before references are contacted).


Applications that do not include the required uploaded documents may not be considered.

Posting Close Date
06/30/2024

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Nevada State College does not currently sponsor Visas, all applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Nevada State College


To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/NSC-external/job/NSC---Henderson/Part-Time-Instructor---Environmental-Science_R0137667

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