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This posting will end on February 23, 2017. Applications should include a letter explaining your qualifications and teaching philosophy and a current CV. Three letters of reference should be sent under separate cover to with the applicant’s name in the subject line.

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Job Summary

The School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) at the University of Michigan invites individuals to apply for the position of Intermittent Lecturer. SNRE's mission is to contribute to the protection of the Earth's resources and the achievement of a sustainable society.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach our graduate students during the Fall 2017 semester.


NRE 527 -  "Energy Markets & Energy Politics" is a three credit course to be offered in Fall 2017, beginning September  2017.  The goal of this course is to give students a solid grasp of the environmental and social impacts of, and the institutions that govern energy use so they can play a more effective role in shaping future policy or business decisions. The course will focus on basic scientific and technological facts regarding the major uses for and sources of energy, energy markets (including spot and futures markets), and what they are capable of accomplishing and the ways energy markets may fail leading to an overview of the role of government in influencing energy decisions. The expected percentage of effort for this course is 34%.

The Lecturer will be responsible for overall course content, examinations, assignments, exercises, and laboratory content.

Required Qualifications*

For this course, A Ph.D. in Environmental Policy in a related field or a J. D. is required to be completed by August 31, 2017.  At least two years of teaching experience at the college/university level is preferred.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.