POOL Science Manager Lecturer

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 3/2/2017

University of Kansas Overland Park, KS

Overland Park, KS
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Position Overview
The Environmental Studies Program s Graduate Certificate in Science Management Program at the KU-Edwards Campus invites qualified scholars and professionals to make application for part- to full-time lecturer positions. Lecturers are untenured, non-tenure-track members of the faculty. Appointments are typically short in duration over a defined time period associated with the instruction of the assigned course(s). Primary role is instruction with no obligations to perform research or service. Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in environmental studies consistent with program instructional needs. Successful applicants must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. prior to starting employment.

Job Description
100% - Teaching EVRN undergraduate and/or graduate courses as assigned.

* Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute to teach class. Classes should not be canceled.

* Provide instruction throughout the semester, usually 3 hours/week, one day a week.

* Develop assignments, administer tests, evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades.

* Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught.

* Adhere to departmental, College, and university policies.

Required Qualifications
Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in c.v., and (3) information provided from professional references.

* Master's, Ph.D, or terminal professional degree (MBA, J.D.) in relevant fields.

* Expertise on topic being taught (from educational or employment experience).

* Teaching experience (classroom or online) at the university level.

* Experience working with persons from diverse backgrounds in a variety of situations as evidenced by work history.

Preferred Qualifications
1. Ph.D. or ABD in Environmental Studies, Policy, or other related fields.
2. At least three years previous teaching experience at a university level.

Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application will include a letter of application, a vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach and/or develop, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
Deadline/ Review Date: Ongoing
Estimated Start Date: Ongoing

Contact Information to Applicants
Program Director

Advertised Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Review Begins

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