Unity College is a private, liberal arts, sustainability science-based institution with an environmental focus. The College offers Bachelor's and Associates degrees and currently enrolls over 650 full and part-time students. Known for hands-on learning in a full range of environmental programs, a collaborative faculty and staff, and a strong community, Unity College occupies a special niche in higher education and as such has been named 2016-2017 College of Distinction. The College offers internship sites in nearly 50 states and around the world in countries such as Zimbabwe, Belize, Ghana, Chile, Iceland and Israel and study abroad opportunities in 23 countries. Unity College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) and its mid-coast Maine location provides easy access to beaches, mountains, and Portland.
Unity College seeks dynamic individuals to teach in a new online Masters of Professional Science Graduate Program in GIScience. Courses are online and run for eight weeks in five different sessions starting October 23, 2017. We seek qualified individuals to develop and teach courses in GIS and Remote Sensing with an environmental focus using ArcGIS. Specifically we seek instructors for the following courses: GIS and Remote Sensing for Environmental Solutions, Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing for Ecological Applications, Modeling Our Changing World, Environmental Research Methods, and Creating Maps and Graphics of Ecosystem Change. Experience with teaching GIS online and using the Course Management System Canvas is desirable but not required. Unity College will provide Canvas training support as needed.
The College reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or reassign any course. Courses that do not achieve minimum student enrollment may be offered for reduced compensation.
Unity College seeks to attract employees who share a commitment to the environment and to human diversity, and who have an interest in helping students develop an understanding of the richness and complexity of individuals and society.
Interested and qualified candidates should go to www.unity.edu/jobs to complete an application and submit a CV, Contact information for three references, and a Cover Letter specifying your expertise, interest in online teaching, and specific courses you are interested in teaching.
After uploading your resume, the subsequent pages enable you to upload additional documents (i.e. cover letter and reference information).
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. We look forward to hearing from you!
The successful candidate will have a terminal degree (PhD) in the profession or discipline of the course, with the ability to effectively communicate subject matter to others. Experience with online teaching and previous use of Canvas is desirable.
Unity College, a private college in rural Maine, provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education emphasizing the environment, natural resources, and the emerging framework of sustainability science. A common interest in developing sustainable solutions to environmental problems unites our students, staff, and faculty. Recently named to the top 30 of the Washington Monthly colleg...e rankings and Princeton Review’s Green Rating Honor Roll, Unity is rapidly becoming recognized as a national leader in sustainability science. Unity College has just finalized its five-year strategic plan designed to transform Unity College into the “A National Beacon” for Sustainability Science, with Distance Programming as a critical objective.Unity College is an Equal Opportunity Employer; applicants from under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.Unity College seeks to attract employees who share a commitment to the environment and to human diversity, and who have an interest in helping students develop an understanding of the richness and complexity of individuals and society.