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Part-time Instructor - EAR 105 (Summer Session)

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # 073203
Job Title Part-time Instructor - EAR 105 (Summer Session)
Pay Range Commensurate with Experience
FLSA Status Exempt

As determined by the department

Job Type Part-time
Rank PTI/Adjunct
Campus Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code UA
Job Description

The Department of Earth Sciences at Syracuse University seeks an instructor for EAR 105 Earth Sciences for Summer 2017 (3 credits).
The course covers the scientific study of our planet, its history, and the processes that shape it and affect humans. Emphasis includes tectonics, continental surfaces, and climate.


Minimum requirements include status as a current Syracuse University Earth Sciences graduate student with preference given to PhD students who are ABD.

Job Specific Qualifications

Prepare for EAR 105, building on existing course content. Use multiple pedagogical approaches to engage undergraduate learners. Teach MTWTh 10-11:45am, July 3-August 11th (Summer Session II) Have office hours and grade assessments.

• Developing and/or updating a class syllabus.
• Ordering the appropriate books and materials in advance of the class start date.
• Preparation of lectures, projects or other student assignments.
• Maintaining regularly scheduled office hours of 2 hour(s) per week.
• Presenting instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the class.
• Meeting all designated class periods.
• Working with the academic unit to maintain student learning outcomes.
• Submitting completed final grades according to University regulations.
• Grading student assignments and exams in timely manner.
• Providing departmentally sanctioned forms for completed student evaluations.

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Application Instructions

Please attache a cover letter, CV and contact information for three professional references.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 full¬time graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.


Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

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Job Posting Date 05/17/2017
Application Deadline 05/30/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Consideration
Job Category Faculty
Message to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents
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