Visiting Assistant Professor of Native American Indian Studies, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA. Due: Jan 15, 2017
ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY POSITION OPENING UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS
Lecturer Environmental Studies September 23, 2016 Open until filled
The University of Redlands (www.redlands.edu) Department of Environmental Studies invites applications for a non-tenure-track Lecturer position in Environmental Studies.
We seek applicants broadly trained in environmental studies with experience in the teaching and praxis of some combination of environmental impact assessment, GIS applications in environmental management, environmental land-use planning, and other applications of environmental analysis and management. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to (1) enrich interdisciplinary offerings on campus through courses; and (2) thrive in an undergraduate program within a small private liberal arts university, where excellence in teaching and advising is highly valued. The successful applicant will have the ability to teach some combination of courses such as introduction to environmental studies, global environmental change, environmental impact assessment, project-oriented classes using GIS, and land- use planning.
The department will value applicants who have experience working with students from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Applicants are asked to identify their strengths and experiences in assisting diverse student populations to accomplish curricular goals. The successful applicant will be expected to support the College of Arts and Science’s new general education curriculum.
The University of Redlands is a private, comprehensive liberal arts institution located 60 miles east of Los Angeles in a town of 70,000. The campus is surrounded by orange groves and sits at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains, one hour from the coast, and 40 miles west of Palm Springs.
Desired/Preferred Qualifications: A Masters degree in a relevant environmental field is required, though a Ph.D. is preferred. Desirable qualifications for this position include: a broad base of knowledge in environmental studies with specialization in writing and conducting environmental impact assessment, and GIS. Teaching load is 8 courses per year. There is the possibility of student advising reducing the teaching load, and one of those courses may be a travel course or field-intensive course during our month-long May term.
To Apply: Applicants should send a letter addressing their teaching interests, current CV, at least three letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of professional writing to Apply@redlands.edu. Limit attachments to 11 MB or less.
In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call (909) 748-8040.
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Required qualifications for this position include a Masters degree from a regionally accredited university in a relevant field; training or teaching experience in a professional or academic setting (examples include, but are not limited to, teaching assistant, guest lecturer, and professional presentations); effective written communication skills appropriate to the position; experience in developing and delivering curriculum; experience in utilizing instructional technologies (i.e. moodle, voicethread, etc).
Preferred qualifications for this position include a terminal degree from a regionally accredited university in a relevant field; two or more years of relevant college level teaching experience or professional experience in a relevant field; experience teaching a variety of upper and lower division courses such as those offered by the Department; effective teaching and communication skills appropriate to the position; expertise in using technology for teaching; proficiency or expertise in utilizing instructional technologies (i.e. moodle, voicethread, etc.); a record of achievement in outreach service to tribal communities; and evidence of the ability to work effectively with diverse groups.
About the job
The Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) seeks to hire an instructor or assistant professor to teach courses in the undergraduate Tribal Administration and Governance major and courses in the Master of Tribal Administration and Governance program on a full-time basis for the 2016-2017 academic year, August 22, 2016 to May 21, 2017. This is a Term contract position. Candidates are encouraged to apply whose specialization includes tribal administration and governance, business administration, public administration, and/or organizational management. The appointment includes teaching both online classes and hybrid courses with weekend/evening face-to-face classes four times per semester. Possible courses include: Foundations of Indigenous Leadership (2820), Fundamentals of Tribal Project Management (3820), Best Practices in Tribal Administration (4810), Administration Governance I: Strategic (5210), Administration and Governance II: Operations (5220), Advanced Tribal Administration and Governance I: Human Resources (5230), Advanced Tribal Administration and Governance II: Project (5240).
American Indian Studies is an academic department continuing a robust four decade legacy in which active scholars serve to educate students, colleagues, and the public about tribal sovereignty, indigenous cultures, and the historical and contemporary experiences of Native peoples and nations. The department has five programs: two majors (American Indian Studies and Tribal Administration and Governance), two minors (American Indian Studies and Ojibwe Language) and a Master of Tribal Administration and Governance program. Please see our website for additional information: http://www.d.umn.edu/~umdais/main/index.php
The Department of American Indian Studies is located in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota Duluth, a comprehensive regional university with 85 majors and graduate programs in 25 different fields, and a student enrollment of about 12,000. UMD affords a full range of academic/research resources in a setting more commonly found at smaller colleges. The Twin Ports of Duluth and its sister city, Superior, Wisconsin, have a combined population of approximately 120,000 and offer an excellent quality of life.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment and search for job opening 307512.
Complete applications must include the following materials:
1. Letter of application
2. Current curriculum vitae (CV)
3. Contact information for three professional references
4. Sample syllabi and/or evidence of teaching effectiveness and experience, such as student evaluations (upload as attachment to the Portfolio)
5. Unofficial transcripts
Applicants should first submit the application, cover letter, CV/resume, and then return to the “My Activities” page to attach additional documents.
Candidates referred for futher consideration will be asked to provide official transcripts and three reference letters. Completed applications will be reviewed beginning February 29, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.
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