M.S. of Professional Science Adjunct Instructor in GISciences - Unity College
March 2, 2018
Location: Unity, ME Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Jun 7 2017 Job Description:
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 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.
PAY/BENEFITS: Not eligible for benefits.
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.
Internal Number: 85354
About Unity College
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 college 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.