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Instruction of lecture and laboratory components in undergraduate courses in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences for the fall and winter terms (8/26/2024 - 5/1/2025) at up to 100% effort.
This includes development, updating, preparation, and delivery of lectures and laboratory exercises; grading exams and homework assignments; supervision of Graduate Student Instructors; grading of assignments, quizzes, and exams; and meeting with students during office hours.
Courses include some combination of the following, with preference for those who can teach GIS:
Earth 103: Dinosaurs and other failures (1 credit)
Earth 104: Ice ages (1 credit)
Earth 119: Introduction to Earth Science (3 credits)
Earth 201: Introduction to Physical Geography (4 credits)
Earth 331: Climate Change (4 credits)
Earth 408: Introduction to GIS in the Earth Sciences (3 credits)
The appointment is for Fall Term 2024 (August 26, 2024 - December 31, 2024) and Winter Term 2025 (January 1, 2025 - May 1, 2025).
Terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers Employee Organization.
The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Geology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, or a related field. Experience instructing geology or earth and environmental sciences to undergraduates at both the introductory and upper course levels is required. Experience instructing laboratory courses and evidence of excellence in teaching are preferred.
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.
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Application deadline is May 1, 2024 or until a hiring decision has been made.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.