Part-Time Lecturer in Environmental Science

Penn State University
Erie, PA, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)


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The School of Science at Penn State Behrend may have a need for part-time lecturers in the Department of Environmental Science for Fall (August - December) and Spring (January - May) semesters.

Examples of courses and/or subjects taught can include:

  • Environmental Science
  • Earth Science
  • Geoscience
  • Geography
  • Hydrology
  • Limnology, Meteorology
  • Soils

These positions are dependent upon class enrollments; enrollments of less than 9 students may necessitate canceling the class and the position. Salary is competitive.

Responsibilities include using a syllabus and course materials approved by the School of Science to teach courses offered in our baccalaureate programs.

Requirements include:

  • A Master of Science degree or higher.
  • Evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching, including use of current technology.
  • Evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Applicants must submit a letter of application documenting qualifications; a current curriculum vitae; and the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of two references who can speak to your teaching abilities.


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