The Department of Environmental Science and Management (ESM) at Portland State University (PSU) invites applications for Adjunct Instructors with expertise in Environmental Science and Management to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Successful applicants will be expected to teach service courses and possibly some core courses (see PSU Bulletin for individual course descriptions).
Undergraduate courses, such as:
Environmental Science; Orientation to Environmental Sciences and Management; Introduction to Environmental Systems; Applied Environmental Studies; Methods of Data Collection, Analysis, Representation, and Modeling for Environmental Managers; Research Methods in Environmental Science; Field Methods; Understanding Environmental Sustainability; Natural Science Inquiry; Teaching Everyday Science; Energy and Society; Water in the Environment; The Science of Women's Bodies; Environmental Sustainability
Upper division undergraduate and graduate courses, such as:
Ecological Toxicology; Watershed Hydrology; Ecology of Streams & Rivers; Watershed Biogeochemistry; Urban Ecology; Environmental Institutions & Management; Forest Ecology; Old Growth Forest Ecology; Climate Change Impacts; Water Quality Policy & Management; Investigating Ecological & Social Issues in Urban Parks & Natural Areas; Phytoplankton Ecology; Aquatic Vascular Plants; Ecology & Management of Bio-Invasions; Environmental Regulation and Non-regulatory Approaches; Environmental Sustainability
To teach Undergraduate level courses: Master's or advancement to candidacy for a Ph.D. candidate in Environmental Science and Management (or closely related field).
To teach Graduate courses: Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Management (or closely related field) and professional activity sufficient to assure awareness of current advances in the discipline or profession. An MS and extensive work experience aligned with course content may be used in lieu of degree, at the discretion of the department.
Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Management (or closely related field). Previous teaching experience.
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