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Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

Apply now Posting Number: 492278
Type of Position: Full-time
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Categories: Faculty

Position Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor Of Environmental Science


Environmental Science & Policy/ School of Science

Job Summary:

The Marist College Department of Environmental Science and Policy seeks candidates for a one-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Science to begin in fall 2019.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate in a related field from an accredited university.

Essential Functions:

The primary responsibility for this position is undergraduate course instruction. The load is a 4/4, with laboratory courses counting the same as class time. Course assignments are somewhat flexible depending upon the expertise of the chosen candidate.  Supervision of student research is supported and highly encouraged.

Preferred Qualifications:

Past teaching experience at the undergraduate level is strongly preferred. The department prefers applicants with an active, high quality research agenda conducive to involving students in research, with the possibility of peer reviewed publication.

Required Application Documents:

1-page cover letter, 1-page teaching philosophy statement, curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 references.

About the Department:

The Department of Environmental Science and Policy highly values experiential environmental education, and provides rich research and internship opportunities for students. Majors can choose from a variety of tracks spanning science and policy, and are expected to complete an extended independent research or internship project before graduating. For more information on the department, please see:

About Marist College:

Marist College is located on the banks of the historic Hudson River midway between New York City and Albany and at its Florence, Italy campus.  A comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts, its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 384 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.

Type of Position:

Full Time – Temporary



Months per Year:


Work Schedule:

Time as required for teaching, office hours, departmental/school activities, scholarship/professional development and other activities as needed.


Marist College main campus, Poughkeepsie, NY

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Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.





























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