Adjunct Instructor Pool - Environmental Studies

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Job Description:

The Department of Environmental Studies at MCLA invites applications for Adjunct Instructors for the 2020-2021 academic year. For fall of 2020, we are looking for an adjunct instructor to teach the following course:

ENVI 325 Geographic Information Systems 4cr

Geographic Information Systems/Science is rapidly becoming the optimum approach for displaying and analyzing both spatial and temporal data in virtually every field. Through a series of "on the job" projects, students will learn the concepts, terminology and computer skills necessary to apply these skills to a variety of subject and occupational areas. Students will complete a final project, report and presentation using GIS in their area of interest. Required laboratory. Course attributes: ENVI

Prerequisite: None

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Deliver instruction appropriate to the topic, course description, intended learning outcomes, level, and student audience.
Promote and facilitate student success by creating an environment conducive to learning and student involvement.
Manage the learning environment through effective record-keeping, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school/campus academic, code of conduct, and attendance policies.


Requirements:

Required Qualifications for Geographic Information Systems:

  • Master's degree in environmental studies or a related field
  • Evidence of expertise or scholarly activity appropriate to the discipline
  • Previous teaching experience preferred



Additional Information:

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its educational programs, activities and employment practices. The college complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit www.mcla.edu .


Application Instructions:

Please note that all part-time instructor postings are for adjunct pools. Positions may or may not be immediately available, however whenever openings occur, department chairs will turn to the adjunct pools to fill the openings.

Applicants to these pools will not hear back on their status unless an opening occurs and the department chair decides he/she wishes to interview that candidate to possibly fill the new opening.

To apply send a letter of interest, cv, teaching philosophy statement, and names and contact information of three references by clicking the APPLY NOW button below.

Review of applications will begin immediately.

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