The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University seeks a part-time instructor to teach GEO 215, Global Environmental Change, during the Fall 2018 semester, August 27-December 14, 2018, Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:45-1:40 PM (3 credits). A Teaching Assistant (TA) teaches three discussion sections. Appointment begins August 20, 2018.
Course Description: This course focuses on physical processes and patterns of environmental change, changes occurring as a result of human activities, and the social consequences of environmental change.
ABD or higher in Geography with prior university teaching experience.
- Meeting weekly with the course Teaching Assistant.
- Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
- Ordering the appropriate books and materials in advance of the class start date.
- Preparation of lectures, projects or other student assignments.
Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours.
Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course
- Meeting all designated class periods. If you are unable to meet your class due to illness or emergency, you should exercise your best effort to reschedule the class or to obtain a substitute. You must also notify the department chair of your absence and of your plan to cover the class.
- Submitting completed mid-semester progress reports and final grades according to University regulations.
- Grading student assignments and exams in a timely manner.
- Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student evaluation
Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, please submit the following materials online: application, cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV), and names and contact information for three references.
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