The Master of Science in Integrated Scientific Applications Program (MSISA) seeks temporary part-time instructors to teach courses in one or more of the following specializations:
Weather Intelligence and Risk Management Teaching courses in Weather (or Environmental) Risk Management, Global Markets: Sensitivity and Susceptibility to Weather and Climate, Weather Derivatives and Valuation (or equivalent), Weather Intelligence (or equivalent), Statistical Applications, or topics courses aligned with the instructor’s expertise.
Geoinformatics Teaching courses in data analytics, spatial data structures, GeoInformatics Applications, GeoInformaional Case Studies, Statistical Applications, or topics courses aligned with the instructors expertise
Environmental Earth Systems Management Teaching courses in Environmental Earth Systems Management, Water Resources Management, Watershed Management, Environmental Sustainability, Stormwater Management, Environmental Chemistry, Statistical Applications, or topics courses aligned with the instructor’s expertise
Climate Science Applications Teaching Global Markets: Sensitivity and Susceptibility to Weather and Climate, Energy and Climate Policy, Climate Science: Evidence, Consensus, and Uncertainty, or topics that align with the instructor’s expertise.
Courses can be designed with different delivery formats ranging from fully face-to-face to blended (80% online; 20% f2f), or fully online using our distance learning courses management tool.
The MSISA is a 36-credit hour, non-thesis, graduate program that combines specialization courses science and technology with a core of business, economics, statistics, finance, and management competency to meet current and emerging workforce needs. The MSISA Program is coordinated through the Department of Earth Sciences in the College of Science and Technology, and draws from faculty representing the disciplines of atmospheric and climate science, earth sciences, environmental sciences, geology, geography, economics, business administration/management, geospatial information systems, finance and accounting, and business operations. See MSISA web site for more information.
In addition to teaching, there is an expectation for scholarship and service commensurate with the assignment.
An earned M.S. from an accredited institution and a minimum of three years experience (or Ph.D. in lieu of experience) in the discipline(s) related to specializations in which the applicant will teach.
Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
Evidence of commitment to equity and diversity.
Successful interview and teaching demonstration.
Three successful background checks: Act 34 (Criminal Record Check); Act 114 (FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting); and Act 151 (Child Abuse History Clearance).
A Ph.D. from an accredited institution in any discipline related to specializations in weather intelligence and risk management, climate science applications, geoinformatics, or environmental systems management.
Experience in online teaching and course management.
A complete application includes all of the following: the faculty application form, cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least two letters of reference dated and signed within the prior 12 months and copies of transcripts showing all degrees conferred and in progress. Degree print-outs are not acceptable as transcripts; only registrar-issued copies are acceptable. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents. After the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number, you cannot change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials.
Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Materials are reviewed when an instructor is needed.
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