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Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Environmental Process Engineering

Unity Environmental University
New Gloucester, Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 6, 2024

Job Details

About Unity:
At Unity Environmental University we are on a mission to make environmental education accessible and affordable to all. Our unique model combines a functional hierarchy and project-based structure through our four Sustainable Education Business Units (SEBUs) to promote collaboration and innovation (Distance Education, Sustainable Ventures, Hybrid Learning and the Technical Institute for Environmental Professions). We prioritize our students' needs above all else, offering a variety of modalities, including hybrid, in-person, hyflex, and online. Our innovative and inclusive culture prepares students to tackle real-world challenges and cultivate the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders who can make a positive impact on our world.

Our Mission:
We are dedicated to delivering quality education and experiences that produce outstanding environmentally competent professionals and inspire individuals from all walks of life to steward sustainable ecosystems.

About Distance Education :
Distance Education provides an entirely asynchronous, online learning experience that adapts to the unique circumstances of each student. Our fully accredited bachelor's and master's degree programs, as well as non-degree credits, empower learners to shape their own educational journey. With 8 five-week terms for undergraduates and 5 eight-week terms for graduate students, our model offers unparalleled flexibility. You can learn at your own pace, and take breaks as needed. By using your everyday environment as your laboratory, you'll integrate your studies into your daily life. This makes our education ideal for busy professionals who seek to advance their careers while still honoring their commitments. We are committed to empowering our students to become the changemakers our world needs, wherever they are.

The Opportunity:
Unity Environmental University Distance Education is at the forefront of integrating environmental sustainability into higher education. We are excited to launch a new initiative focused on developing the next generation of engineers who are equipped to tackle the environmental challenges of the modern world. Our new Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Process Engineering is designed to prepare graduates for a future where green practices are at the core of industry operations. This program combines the fundamentals of engineering, environmental science, and process technology to develop sustainable solutions for pollution prevention, resource conservation, and waste management.

As we expand our offerings to include more engineering degree programs focused on critical sectors like renewable energy and waste management, we are seeking a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Environmental Process Engineering or a closely related field to support the design and implementation of these innovative programs.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

· Collaborate with members of the learning experience design and instructional units to develop course content, learning objectives, and teaching resources for new courses in Environmental Process Engineering and related fields.

· Ensure the integration of cutting-edge practices and technologies in environmental sustainability into the curriculum.

· Advise on the development of experiential and simulation exercises that provide hands-on experience with real-world environmental engineering challenges.

· Contribute to the creation of interdisciplinary courses that address the social, cultural, and economic dimensions of environmental engineering.

· Participate in the continuous improvement of program offerings to keep pace with industry trends and advancements in environmental sustainability practices.

· Advise the Executive Vice President of Distance Education on the development of additional engineering degree programs.


Do you have the skills?

· A Master’s or Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, or a closely related field.

· Extensive experience in environmental process engineering, with a strong background in sustainable practices within industrial settings.

· Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to students with varying levels of expertise.

· Experience in curriculum development and online education is highly desirable.

The Location:
Unity Environmental University's Distance Education curriculum is 100% online. Our Distance Education Adjuncts will teach remotely.

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, unofficial copies of all University/College transcripts, and points of contact for three references


Unity Environmental University.

At Unity, a private university in Maine, sustainability isn’t a buzzword. It’s the foundation of our entire approach, and has been for more than 50 years.

We apply sustainability principles to everything we do, from our properties around the State of Maine, to our online degrees offered to students everywhere, to our enrichment experiences and entrepreneurial endeavors at locations from northern Maine to Arizona to Brazil.

Engage with Unity Environmental University and you’ll start to ask tough questions, challenge the status quo, and envision new possibilities. If taking the lead in creating a more sustainable future sounds like the future you want, we can make it happen.

Unity Environmental University

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