Woodbury University invites applications for a visiting, one year (with renewal up to three years) professor to develop and pilot curricula as well as build and execute an outreach strategy for a new Environmental Science program. Housed in the College of Liberal Arts, the B.S. in Environmental Science is initially supported by a Title V Hispanic Serving Institution Sustainability Programs grant. The faculty member will have a master's degree or higher, or equivalent degree in environmental science or relevant discipline, at least three years' experience in postsecondary instruction, experience in curriculum design, and professional expertise in environmental science. Central to the curriculum are interdisciplinary, problem-based lecture, seminar and lab courses, as well as field work, that challenge students to develop links between the theory and practice of environmental science and the possible manifestations of scientific discovery in real-world, social applications and contexts. We seek applicants with interdisciplinary approaches who can work collaboratively with two other Sustainability Programs majors.
The position begins in August 2022.
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Salary and Benefits
This position qualifies for University sponsored employee benefit plans and programs (e.g., group health insurance, life insurance, sick, and paid holidays), subject to the eligibility requirements and conditions of each plan and program. Department chairs receive an additional stipend and course release.
Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with teaching experience, professional background, and the degrees held. The position includes effective teaching, meaningful engagement through scholarly and creative work, and service to the University. If relocation is necessary, the position can begin remotely, upon consultation with the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
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About Woodbury University
Located in Southern California at the global epicenter of creativity and influence, Woodbury University earns its reputation as a leading creative university thanks to nationally ranked programs in its School of Architecture and School of Media, Culture & Design. What makes the university unique is the array of unparalleled academic offerings in its School of Business and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university has been named a College of Distinction for 7 years running and has earned NASAD (MCD, architecture), AACSB (business), WSCUC, ACBSP (business), CIDA (architecture), and NAAB (architecture) accreditations. With an 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio, students learn from one of the most professionally accomplished faculties in the world, intern and work at the most innovative companies in the world, and go on to build careers that others only dream of. Please follow the link to learn more about Woodbury University: https://woodbury.edu/about/about-woodbury/facts-and-figures/
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