Position Description

Assistant Professor - Environmental Studies and Sciences
Job Department/School College of Arts and Sciences
FT/PT/Temp Full time
Location Garden City, N.Y.
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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

Environmental Studies and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Environmental Studies and Sciences program at Adelphi University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2022. We seek applicants with a Ph.D. in geology or related discipline with relevant teaching experience and an active research agenda to mentor undergraduate and graduate students. We welcome a diverse pool of applicants with publications and active research agenda focused on coastal or marine geology.

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  1. The teaching load is a 3/3 with annual opportunities for research release.
  2. The successful candidate will supervise student research in our undergraduate and Master of Science programs.
  3. In addition to internal funding opportunities, the successful candidate will receive support in the development of an externally funded research program in the area of their expertise
  4. Potential courses include Introduction to the Oceans, Climate Change, Environmental Science and a graduate level course in the candidate’s area of expertise.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Applicants should have demonstrated research and teaching experience in earth and environmental science, geology, oceanography, or climate systems.
  2. Applicants with research focused on Long Island and/or in the Global South are particularly encouraged to apply.
  3. A Ph.D. in geology, earth science, or relevant field is required at the time of appointment.
  4. Additional experience teaching a diverse student population in the areas of GIS, sustainability, environmental consultation, or NEPA regulations is preferred.

APPLICATION:

Applicants should submit the following materials by January 15:

  1. letter of interest
  2. curriculum vitae
  3. contact information for three references
  4. research statement (2-page maximum)
  5. teaching philosophy and diversity statement (2-page maximum)

Reference letters will be requested only for short-listed candidates.

Adelphi University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage you to consider becoming part of our community and welcome applications from all candidates, including people of color and those who are, or identify as, members of any marginalized, underserved, or underrepresented group. We invite you to read our University statement on diversity here: https://www.adelphi.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/about/.

ABOUT ADELPHI:

Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected research and teaching university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES:

The College of Arts and Sciences at Adelphi University is a community of educators, learners, and citizens firmly committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that these principles enrich our entire community, foster healthy discussions, improve decision-making, and enhance the educational environment and outcomes of our students. We support initiatives, activities, discussions, and practices that uphold the equitable treatment of all members of our community and strengthen their sense of belonging at Adelphi. We relentlessly strive to become a model for a socially just and inclusive institution.

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Adelphi University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage you to consider becoming part of our community and welcome applications from all candidates, including people of color and those who are, or identify as, members of any marginalized, underserved or underrepresented group. We invite you to read our University statement on diversity here: https://www.adelphi.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/about/.