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Adjunct Professor of Environmental Science

Madison, New Jersey
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Environmental Anthropology
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Drew University, located in Morris County, NJ, seeks applications for an adjunct professor to teach Anthropology 103 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Anthropology 301 - Medical Anthropology in the Fall 2021 semester

Drew is approximately 20 miles west of Manhattan and can be reached from Penn station by NJ Transit in about 45 mins.

The Fall 2021 semester runs from August 30 to December 10.
Required Education and Experience:
  • Ph.D. in Environmental Science (or related field) or currently enrolled in a PhD graduate program in one of these fields.
  • Have previous experience teaching an undergraduate course in Environmental Science.

Department/Program: Environmental Studies and Sustainabilit

Department/Program Chair: Professor Marc Boglioli

Title: Adjunct Lecturer

Term: Fall Term 2021

Course Number and section: ENV 150

Course Title: Great Challenges in Environmental Science

Today's environmental issues are some of the greatest challenges of our time. In this introductory course, we will investigate the impact of human population growth and the energy sources we use on the Earth's terrestrial and aquatic resources, environmental health and toxicology, global climate change, and biodiversity loss. We will study the science behind each issue, and its historical foundation, and its political, social, and cultural dimensions. Within this context, we will explore possible solutions. We end the course considering how to create sustainable cities that support human societies while protecting the Earth's resources.



For full consideration, please apply by 8/16/2021.

About Drew University:

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School, and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master's and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor's degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.
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