Adjunct Faculty - Geography and the Environment
181-Geography and the Environment
The Department of Geography and the Environment invites applications for an adjunct position to teach an undergraduate course, Economics and the Environment, for students with no prior course experience in economics. Possible course content could be broad and survey a variety of topics or focus on specific relevant areas such as, Energy, Corporate Sustainability, Climate Change, Natural Resources, and/or Food Systems, depending on the instructor's expertise and interests.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities
This will be a 3-hour per week course, scheduling of course time is flexible. Teaching and related duties will vary with the specific course being taught. Initial course would be offered in Spring 2020.
Advanced degree in Environmental Economics/Studies, Environmental Resource Economics, Corporate Sustainability or Environmental Sustainability, or a closely related discipline is required and/or candidates with suitable professional / practitioner experience will be considered.
Previous teaching experience preferred.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours
Course may be scheduled in the evenings, if preferred.
Special Message to Applicants
The Geography and the Environment Department will accept applications throughout the year. When a teaching vacancy arises, we will consider the submitted applications in an effort to staff the course.
All applicants must apply on line at https://jobs.villanova.edu and complete a faculty profile. Online applications must include:
1. A current and complete resume/curriculum vitae.
2. A cover letter or letter of interest. The letter should include the following three pieces of information: (a) the type of course(s) the applicant is interested in teaching; (b) the time period during which the applicant expects to be available; c) the names and the contact information of three references.
3. A title and one paragraph summary of one to two courses of interest.
If the applicant wishes to submit any other supporting documents, he or she may submit them online in conjunction with the application.
Inquires regarding the position should be sent to either Dr. Peleg Kremer (Peleg.email@example.com) or Dr. Steven Goldsmith (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Closing Date (12am ET):
Open Until Filled:
Salary Posting Information:
To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/15694
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.