Location: Newport, RI Category: Academic / Faculty Posted On: Mon Dec 16 2019 Job Description:
The Department of Cultural, Environmental, and Global Studies in conjunction with the Cultural and Historic Preservation Program is pleased to announce an opening for adjunct professors with expertise in teaching an introduction to Geographic Information Systems, to start January 21st (Spring Semester). Salve Regina University is a mission-driven institution with a focus on undergraduate education.
Adjunct faculty are expected to:
Prepare and instruct classes assigned by the department chair
Prepare, proctor and grade examinations
Read, comment on, grade and return student assignments, examinations, reports, etc. in a timely manner
Provide a course syllabus at the start of the semester to students and department chair
Use the Salve learning management system (Canvas) to disseminate syllabus, course material and grades to students
Hold weekly office hours
Use Salve email to send and receive official email correspondence
Work collaboratively with other instructors
Assist in the preparation and cleanup of laboratory activities
Applicants should possess a M.S. or M.A. in Environmental Management, Sociology, Anthropology, Archeology, Environmental Science, or other related field with expertise in Geographic Information Systems.
Candidates should have an ability to communicate effectively, to use technology and learning management systems (e.g. Canvas) effectively in teaching and learning, and to work collaboratively with other members of the department.
Be available to teach a 3-hour course on Thursday afternoon, with a blend of lecture and practical experiences in GIS. The computer lab is the established classroom for this course.
Have experience with ArcGIS Desktop with Spatial Analyst (version 9.3) and ArcGIS 3D Analyst (version 10.8).
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