Online Adjunct Lecturer - Energy, Resources and Environment Program

District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 07, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

With campuses in Washington, DC, Bologna, Italy and Nanjing, China, The Paul H. Nitze School of International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) has been educating global leaders for more than 70 years. As a highly selective graduate institution with a distinguished faculty, SAIS consistently ranks as one of the top schools of international relations in the world. SAIS was founded to provide a practical approach to training students in international leadership and foreign relations, and to provide mid-career educational opportunities for those already working in related fields. To learn more about SAIS, visit .

Position :

The Masters of Sustainable Energy (MASE) is a 21-month online degree for US and international students who would like more education and research training, beyond their undergraduate or graduate study, in the areas of energy, sustainability, and policy. The degree will have a distinct focus in a concentrated area and will provide experienced and aspiring practitioners in the field of sustainable energy the advance skills and knowledge needed to lead in the global community.

The ERE Program is recruiting an adjunct faculty member to design and teach the Economics of Sustainable Energy course for this online degree. As the degree is fully online, MASE faculty may reside anywhere in the world. Design production will start summer 2020.

Adjunct faculty appointments are renewed annually subject to approval by the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, the Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs, and the Director/Administrative Director of the relevant program and are based on student demand, faculty evaluations and performance, and value of the course to the Johns Hopkins SAIS on-line curriculum.

  • A master’s degree in the relevant area of study. A PhD is preferred.
  • At least two years in the public or private sector field.
  • Previous teaching experience preferred; no experience with on-line teaching is necessary.

Johns Hopkins is a community committed to sharing values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we can best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of students, faculty and staff and by creating a climate of respect that is supportive of their success. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best research, scholarship, teaching, health care, and other strategic goals of the University. Taken together, these values are recognized and supported fully by the Johns Hopkins Institutions’ leadership at all levels. Further, we recognize that the responsibility for excellence, diversity and inclusion lies with all of us at the Institutions: leadership, administration, faculty, staff, and students.

Applicants are required to submit a C.V. and a cover letter. Those with teaching evaluations are encouraged to submit those as well.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Questions about the position can be sent to the Energy, Resources and Environment Program at or the Office of Faculty Affairs at Due to the anticipated amount of applicants and a limit on number of courses that Johns Hopkins SAIS can offer in an academic year, not all qualified applicants will be accepted or contacted.

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