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The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division seeks non-tenure track adjunct faculty to teach the Hydrology & Water Resources course listed below within the Environmental Sciences & Policy program. The course will be offered asynchronously online during the summer 2022 semester, and it may be offered in other modalities (synchronous zoom and in-person at the Washington DC campus) in future semesters, depending on enrollment and program needs. The instructor will be required to maintain a Blackboard site for course resources. Of particular interest are candidates who have experience teaching and engaging students from diverse backgrounds.
Hydrology & Water Resources - This course provides an introduction to the hydrological cycle and examines the influence of climate, geology, and human activity on this cycle. The components comprising this cycle will be examined and include: precipitation; evapotranspiration; surface and groundwater flow; storage in natural reservoirs; water quality; and water resource management and regulation. Discussion of these topics in threaded discussions using the primary literature as well as problem sets will highlight applications and areas of current hydrological research. Offered online and onsite three times per year. Onsite version includes a required field trip.
This course covers topics such as:
Hydrologic impacts and land use change
Conducting a hydrologic study
A successful candidate would ideally be able to begin teaching on May 23, 2022.
A Master's degree in a relevant field, such as hydrology, geology, geography, water management, or earth system science.
Professional and/or scholarly experience in surface water hydrology, groundwater hydrology, marine hydrology, water management, or water policy.
One year of college-level teaching experience.
A Ph.D., J.D., or other terminal degree in a relevant field, such as hydrology, geology, geography, water management, or earth system science.
The background to teach a wide variety of courses in hydrology, geoscience, water management, policy fields.
The position will remain open until filled. For best consideration, please apply before March 15, 2022.
Candidates must submit the following:
Cover letter (in your cover letter, please indicate for which course you are applying to teach and include a statement clarifying your level of proficiency using Blackboard and/or Canvas LMS)
Teaching evaluations for three most recently taught courses.
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