Part Time Environmental Science Guest Faculty Positions (Soil Ecology/Environmental Remote Sensing or Energy Systems)Rank:
Guest FacultyTenure Information:
Non-Tenure TrackJob Description:
The Sarah Lawrence College Department of Environmental Science seeks guest faculty to teach open-level courses during the 2022-2023 academic semester. Sarah Lawrence is a coeducational liberal arts college and pioneer in personalized higher education. We seek guest faculty dedicated to developing the research, writing, and analytical skills of their students in addition to imparting the material of their discipline. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, including our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please visit our web site at http://www.slc.edu.We seek a guest instructor for a soil ecology course during the fall 2022 academic semester. This course may be taught as a seminar (capped at 15 students with 2 weekly 1.5-hour classes and biweekly one-on-one meetings with students to work on a semester-long independent project); or as a small lecture (capped at 30 students with 1 weekly 1.5-hour lecture and 3 weekly 1-hour group meetings with ~10 students each), based on the preference of the successful candidate. A PhD in soil science, ecosystem ecology, environmental science or a related discipline is required and college-level teaching experience is preferred.We also seek a guest faculty member to teach a course for non-majors on environmental remote sensing or energy systems during the spring 2022 semester. This guest course will be a small lecture (capped at 30 students with one weekly 1.5-hour lecture and 3 weekly 1-hour group meetings with ~10 students each). A PhD in environmental science, earth systems science or a related discipline is required and college-level teaching experience is preferred.Application materials must include: 1) a cover letter that specifies which guest faculty teaching position(s) you are applying for, 2) CV, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy including how consideration of diversity, equity, and inclusion informs your teaching, 4) a catalog-style description of the course you would like to teach, and 5) the names and contact information of 3 professional references. Review of applications will begin May 31, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.Required Qualifications:
Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in environmental science, earth systems science, soil science, ecosystem ecology or a related discipline (or have completed all the requirements for their degree but the dissertation by August 2022) and exhibit interest in teaching at a liberal arts institution.Preferred Qualifications:
Prior undergraduate teaching experience is preferred.Requirements for Employment:
Effective October 15, 2021, all employees of Sarah Lawrence College must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Exceptions to this requirement will only be considered for documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. Any offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a background check and submission of proof of vaccination.EEO Statement:
Sarah Lawrence College is a liberal arts college with a strong commitment to intellectual and civic engagement, personalized course of study, independent research, and close collaboration between students, faculty, and staff. Sarah Lawrence is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.
The college is located in southern Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our website at https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/.
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