Part-Time Visiting Faculty Appointment in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Description The Environmental Studies Program at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting part-time faculty position to teach one section of ENVS 247 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) during the Spring 2021 semester that begins February 1, 2021. The course involves 150 minutes of class time and 2-3 office hours per week. Schedule is flexible (two 75-minute or three 50- minute class meetings/week). Evening or day time class meetings are possible. Information about the Environmental Studies Program can be found at https://www.holycross.edu/academics/programs/environmental-studies.
Qualifications Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.
Application Instructions Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, graduate transcripts (Ph.D. preferred), and two confidential letters of recommendation.
In your cover letter, please address the ways the course will support the College's core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience teaching, mentoring or advising diverse student populations is an asset. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)
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ABOUT COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS: Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,000 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.