Pool – Lecturer and/or Online Lecturer and/or Course Developer

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Edwards, MISSISSIPPI

Position Overview

The Environmental Geology Professional Science Masters and Certificate programs at the KU-Edwards Campus invite qualified scholars and professionals to apply for part- to full-time lecturer and/or online lecturer positions for the development and/or instruction of online courses. Lecturers are non-tenure-track members of the faculty. Positions vary and are dependent upon the need, if any, each semester for development and/or instruction of course(s). Primary role is instruction with no obligations to perform research or service. The appointment dates will vary based on the type of lecturer appointment and the timeframe for the preparation and instruction of the online course(s).

Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for developing and/or teaching graduate courses in environmental geology consistent with program instructional needs.

The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in C.V., and (3) information provided from professional references.

For course development or instruction of master’s level courses: Required Qualifications:

  • Combination of education and professional experience to reach, at least:
  • PhD in a related/relevant discipline (environmental studies/science, geography, geology, biology/ecology, toxicology, civil/environmental engineering, etc.);
  • PhD in an unrelated field, with cognate coursework in a related/relevant discipline;
  • PhD in an unrelated field and a master’s degree in a related/relevant discipline;
  • Master’s degree plus four or more years of professional experience directly related to specific area of instruction;
  • Master’s degree plus two years’ work experience AND additional certification, research or specialized training directly related to area of instruction or minimum two years teaching experience directly related to area of instruction;
  • Bachelor’s degree in related/relevant field, plus eight or more years of professional experience directly related to specific area of instruction AND minimum two years teaching experience directly related to area of instruction.
  • Demonstrated successful experience with higher education or professional continuing education programs.

  • Contact Information to Applicants

    Environmental Geology Program

    Additional Candidate Instruction

    A complete application will include:

    • A letter of application indicating what position you are applying for in the Cover Letter.
    • A vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach and/or develop.
    • The names and contact information (including email) for three professional references.

     Review of applications is ongoing and hires will be made as positions become available. 

    Application Review Begins


    Work Location

    Univ of Kansas Edwards Campus

    Advertised Salary Range

    Commensurate with qualifications and experience


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