Adjunct in Environmental Sciences and Sustainability



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Position Overview: The School of Liberal Arts at Merrimack College is seeking applicants for the position of Adjunct Lecturer in Environmental Sciences and Sustainability for the Fall 2021 semester to teach one section of Environmental Research Methods (ESS 2100) on campus. The meeting times are Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 – 9:15 AM. The Fall 2021 semester runs from August 30th until December 17th, 2021. The section cap is 25 students and the pay rate is $4,400 per section.

Course Description: All environmental problems possess both scientific and social dimensions. Hence, identifying, diagnosing, and developing responses to these environmental problems will require a diverse set of skills and methods. This course aims to familiarize students with the theory of research design and basic research methods helpful in environmental contexts. Prerequisites for the course are ESS1050 “Environmental Studies and Sustainability Gateway,” and ESS1060 “Environmental Science Gateway.”

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Earth Science, or related discipline preferred; applicants with Masters Degree will be considered. At least two years of college teaching experience required of candidates applying with an MA.

To Apply: Applications should include resume/vita, cover letter, syllabi (if applicable), and teaching evaluations (past two years only).

Merrimack College is committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community, based on the values of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. Candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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