This posting will end on 11/16/18. To apply, submit a letter of application explaining your qualifications, teaching philosophy, and a current CV (in a single PDF file) to http://apply.interfolio.com/57472. Letters of reference will be requested for the next level of consideration. This position is subject to the terms of the LEO bargaining agreement.
The School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) at the University of Michigan invites individuals to apply for the position of Intermittent Lecturer. SEAS's mission is to contribute to the protection of the Earth's resources and the achievement of a sustainable society. The successful applicant will be expected to teach the following advanced energy course to our graduate students during Winter 2019 semester.
EAS 615 “Renewable Electricity and the Grid” is a three-credit course open to students who have taken Sustainable Energy Systems (EAS 574) or equivalent. It will be offered in the 2019 winter term. Classes convene each of 15 weeks Tuesday/Thursday, 10:00 am – 11:30 am.
The objective of this course is to aid professional students in the development of skills, practical tools, and a knowledge base useful for careers in the energy sector, spanning project development, utilities, research, government, and environmental non-profits. This course builds an understanding of the technical, economic, and policy issues related to renewable electricity development and grid integration. Projects and problem sets will be structured from the point of view of various stakeholders and intended to introduce skills and concepts that environmental professionals employ. Upon completion of this course, students will have the ability to critically evaluate options for generation development and policies which impact the power sector. The course will cover the following topics: Renewable generating technologies, Renewable markets, incentives, and regulations, Non-renewables emissions reduction, Grid operations and renewable integration and Generation project development.
The Lecturer will be responsible for preparing and presenting lectures, developing homework assignments and exams, developing case examples, and coordinating with the course GSI, who will work with the lecturer on grading assignments and exams.
A PhD in engineering or environmental science is essential. Experience modeling renewable energy technologies and grid systems is expected.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
The School for Environment and Sustainability’s (SEAS) overarching mission is to contribute to the protection of the Earth’s resources and the achievement of a sustainable society. Through research, education, and outreach, the faculty, staff, and students are devoted to generating knowledge and developing policies, techniques, and skills to help practitioners manage and conserve environmental resources to meet the full range of human needs on a sustainable basis.
At SEAS we are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment that respects diverse experiences, promotes generous listening and communications, and discourages and restoratively responds to acts of discrimination, harassment, or injustice. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is deeply rooted in our values for a sustainable and just society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of ten calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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