The Department of Geosciences at the University of Missouri Kansas City is comprised of Environmental Science, Geography, and Geology disciplines. The mission of the department is to advance and communicate information to students and the community about earth processes and human interactions with the earth and the environment through teaching, research, and service. The Geosciences Department offers coursework in most of the major fields within Geosciences leading to undergraduate degrees in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Geography, and Geology. We also offer a Master of Science within Environmental Geography and Geographic Information Sciences, Environmental Geology, and Urban and Cultural Geography and participate in the School of Graduate Studies Indisciplinary Ph.D. program. We are seeking qualified candidates for adjunct faculty teaching positions within the fields of Environmental Science, Geography, and Geology.
1. A master's degree in a field related to Geosciences (Environmental Science, Geography, or Geology). 2. An ability to design and deliver course materials to meet student learning outcomes.
1. Earned Ph.D. in a field related to Geosciences (Environmental Science, Geography, or Geology). 2. Previous undergraduate and graduate teaching experience in a university/college setting.
Full Time/Part Time
Application materials are solicited on an ongoing basis to ensure we have a strong talent pool to source from in the event of a vacancy.
Application materials must be submitted online at www.umkc.edu/jobs.Applicants must combine all application materials (personal letter of interest with accompanying curriculum vitae and a list of references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
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