Job Description Summary The Department of Natural and Applied Sciences at Bentley University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Environmental Science. The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of four courses (12 credit hours) each semester (laboratory and lecture) in the areas of environmental science, environmental chemistry, and water quality. Additional opportunities exist to develop new courses, such as sustainable food systems or environmental pollution, which complement the department domains of Environmental Sustainability and Health. Candidates that stress undergraduate research opportunities, fact-based communication, and the integration of inquiry-based teaching and learning in their courses are strongly encouraged to apply. The candidate will be joining a department that emphasizes systems analysis, planetary health, and the role that business can play to advance the overall wellbeing of people, the planet, and their prosperity.
Our programs prepare Bentley graduates with a background in concepts related to sustainability and competencies in evidence-based decision making. The successful candidate will be expected to advise students in the Sustainability Science B.A. program, the Earth, Environment, and Global Sustainability (EEGS) concentration of the Liberal Studies Major, and the EEGS minor. The ideal applicant will be a versatile, collegial, enthusiastic teacher who truly enjoys curriculum development, trying new pedagogies, and mentoring undergraduate students.
Founded in 1917, Bentley University is an AACSB and EQUIS accredited institution that enrolls approximately 5,500 students at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. Bloomberg ranks Bentley in the top 10 undergraduate business programs in the United States, and in the top 100 places to obtain an MBA. U.S. News & World Report ranked Bentley as 3rd in the Best Regional Universities-North category.
Candidates should have completed a doctorate in Environmental Science/Chemistry or a closely related field.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants should include CV, letter of interest and teaching philosophy statement. Names and contact information for three references are required upon application. Bentley will contact these confidential references for those candidates moving forward in the process.
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.
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About Bentley University
Bentley University is one of the nation's leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the deep technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. To achieve our goal, we infuse our advanced business curriculum with the richness of a liberal arts education. The results are graduates who are making an impact in their chosen fields and turning their passions into success stories. Located on a classic New England campus just minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers.