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The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division seeks non-tenure
track adjunct faculty to teach the Hydrology & Water
course listed below within the Environmental Sciences
& Policy program. The course will be offered asynchronously
online during the summer 2022 semester, and it may be offered in
other modalities (synchronous zoom and in-person at the Washington
DC campus) in future semesters, depending on enrollment and program
needs. The instructor will be required to maintain a Blackboard
site for course resources. Of particular interest are candidates
who have experience teaching and engaging students from diverse
Hydrology & Water Resources
- This course provides an
introduction to the hydrological cycle and examines the influence
of climate, geology, and human activity on this cycle. The
components comprising this cycle will be examined and include:
precipitation; evapotranspiration; surface and groundwater flow;
storage in natural reservoirs; water quality; and water resource
management and regulation. Discussion of these topics in threaded
discussions using the primary literature as well as problem sets
will highlight applications and areas of current hydrological
research. Offered online and onsite three times per year. Onsite
version includes a required field trip.
This course covers topics such as:
- Hydrologic cycle
- Channel flow
- Water policy
- Hydrologic impacts and land use change
- Conducting a hydrologic study
A successful candidate would ideally be able to begin teaching on
May 23, 2022.
- A Master’s degree in a relevant field, such as hydrology,
geology, geography, water management, or earth system science.
- Professional and/or scholarly experience in surface water
hydrology, groundwater hydrology, marine hydrology, water
management, or water policy.
- One year of college-level teaching experience.
- A Ph.D., J.D., or other terminal degree in a relevant field,
such as hydrology, geology, geography, water management, or earth
- The background to teach a wide variety of courses in hydrology,
geoscience, water management, policy fields.
The position will remain open until filled. For best consideration,
please apply before March 15, 2022.
Candidates must submit the following:
- Cover letter (in your cover letter, please indicate for which
course you are applying to teach and include a statement clarifying
your level of proficiency using Blackboard and/or Canvas LMS)
- Curriculum vitae
- Teaching evaluations for three most recently taught
- References upon request.
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