Adjunct Instructor in Environmental Studies & Sciences - Siena College

Siena College
Loudonville, New York, US
Jul 01, 2021
Aug 01, 2021
Climate Change
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Location: Loudonville, NY Category: Adjunct Faculty Positions Posted On: Mon Jun 28 2021 Job Description:
The Siena College Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences is seeking an instructor to teach the following undergraduate course in the Fall 2021 Semester:
Earth Systems Science
Course Description: In this course, students study the Earth using a systems approach. The major themes of Earth Systems Science are (1) Earth's subsystems and the interactions and evolution of those subsystems on different temporal and spatial scales, (2) the impact of past and present human activities on Earth's subsystems, (3) the relevance of the Earth system to the individual and to society, and (4) the nature of scientific knowledge and its historical development. Topics include the changing climate, water resources, extreme events, and natural resources and land use change.
Class size: 20-30 students. Course format: in-person or hybrid.
Class time: Tuesday and Thursday evenings 5:10-6:40 pm
Job Requirements:
Applicants must possess a Master's degree in a related field, PhD or ABD preferred. Prior college teaching experience and familiarity with Canvas LMS is preferred. A background screening will be required.
Additional Information:
Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a diverse faculty. We actively encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others from under-represented groups who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.
Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.