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How to Apply

In order to apply, send a cover letter, recent CV and a list of references via mail or e-mail to: Professor Orin Gelderloos Orin Gelderloos <ogg@umich.edu> and David Susko, David Susko <dsusko@umich.edu>.  Department of Natural Sciences, 4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128. Please include “ENST 485: Seminar Lecture” in the subject line of the e-mail.  

Job Summary

The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn is a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan and attracts more than 9,000 students. Faculty and students have the opportunity to collaborate across all three campuses in research and scholarly activities. UM-Dearborn is located then miles west of Detroit and thirty-five miles east of Ann Arbor. The campus is strategically located on 200 suburban acres of the original Henry Ford Estate in the Great Detroit Metropolitan region.

Job Description
The University of Michigan-Dearborn seeks a part-time non-tenure track lecturer to teach Environmental Studies (ENST) 485: Seminar on Environmental Topics, a two-credit class that meets once a week.  Students take this class in their senior year to conduct in-depth research and write a full-length paper on a specific environmental topic, demonstrate how the topic relates to other environmental topics, peer-review their colleagues papers, and give a public presentation.  They are expected to synthesize the environmental information and skills acquired during their previous studies.  

We desire an individual with experience instructing undergraduate students in either the classroom or laboratory in an Environmental context.  An individual with broad experience in environmental studies, the natural and social sciences, ethics, and the law is desired.  Good interactive and interpersonal skills for leading a seminar class are expected.  Minimum qualifications: Advanced degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, or a closely related field.  

Desired Qualifications*

Experience in teaching at the college level.  Furthermore, the individual should have experience instructing undergraduate students in either the classroom or laboratory.  An individual with broad experience is desired.  Good organization skills will be needed to develop classroom delivery with the use of electronic delivery methods encouraged. Minimum qualifications: Advanced degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, or a closely related field. 

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

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