Visiting Instructor (Watershed Hydrology)

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF)

Syracuse, NY, USA 🇺🇸

About College of Environmental Science and Forestry:

Founded in 1911, the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is the nation’s oldest and most respected school dedicated to the study of the environment, developing renewable technologies and building a sustainable future. The ESF main campus is in Syracuse, NY and has regional campuses throughout Central New York and the Adirondack Park. ESF consistently earns high rankings in US News and World Report, Forbes, Peterson’s Guide, The Washington Monthly, Princeton Review and other national college guidebooks.

Job Description:

TITLE/UNIT:  Visiting Instructor – Watershed Hydrology, temporary, part-time (non-tenure track), Sustainable Resources Management Faculty

DURATION:  One-semester part-time appointment from January 18 through May 11, 2022.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Teach combined section of FOR 340 (Watershed Hydrology – undergraduate students) and FOR 540 (Watershed Hydrology – graduate students); 60-80 student total enrollment.  Course is scheduled for Monday, Wednesday and Friday lectures at 10:35-11:30 am – NOTE: time could be changed to one or two evening periods; other hours for discussion and student questions to be arranged.

SALARY: $4,000 – $5,000, depending on qualifications.


QUALIFICATIONS:  Masters Degree and college teaching experience preferred, especially in watershed hydrology or other water science. 

Additional Information:

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SUNY-ESF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Instructions:

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates should submit materials by December 15, 2021 to assure optimal consideration.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION:  Application materials must be submitted on-line at and should include a current CV and summary of teaching experience, and names of one or two professional references who can comment on your teaching expertise.

For questions please contact Dr. Chris Nowak, ([email protected]) (telephone 315-470-6575). Please include “Watershed Hydrology Instructor” in any email subject line.





IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development