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Adjunct Faculty for Environmental Studies

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6990739
Company Name
Elmhurst College
Physical Address
190 Prospect Avenue, Lehmann Hall #222
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Job Description

Posting Detail Information Posting Number
F00093P

Position Status

Reporting Relationship(s)
Department Chairperson

Supervisory Relationships

Job Summary

The Environmental Studies Program at Elmhurst College is seeking candidates interested in part-time faculty teaching opportunities. We have an immediate need for an instructor to teach ES 200: Environmental Science I in the 2020 Spring Term.

Essential Functions

Environmental Science I is an introduction to environmental science in an interdisciplinary context with a focus on the physical sciences. This survey course includes an introduction to Earth system science, the chronology of the Earth, atmospheric chemistry and structure, climate change and the chemistry and physics of energy resources and their use. The course is a combined lecture/laboratory course. Meeting times are Tuesday and Thursday mornings from February 3rd-May 21st. A full course description may be found here: http://catalog.elmhurst.edu/preview_course.php?catoid=3&coid=5719&print

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

A Master’s degree or higher in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics, Geology/Geosciences or a closely related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.

Work Hours

Meeting times are Tuesday and Thursday mornings from February 3rd-May 21st.

Posting Date
11/18/2019

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please include three references, including names, emails and phone numbers, on your letter of interest. Elmhurst offers 66 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate programs, evening and online programs for adults, and the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with differing abilities. Elmhurst College is among the top-ranked colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an EO Employer. Elmhurst College prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Katrina Sifferd, Chair and Professor, Department of Philosophy; Acting Director, Environmental Studies Program via email sifferdk@elmhurst.edu

Elmhurst College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Elmhurst College prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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