Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer - Topics in Human Dimensions of Marine Protected Areas and Coastal Management

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Santa Clara University
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Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer - Topics in Human Dimensions of Marine Protected Areas and Coastal Management

Santa Clara University

Department, Program, Center: Environmental Studies and Sciences

Specialty or Subdiscipline: Environmental Studies

College or School: College of Arts and Sciences


The Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, is receiving applications to teach one lower-division level lecture course entitled ENVS196: Topics in Human Dimensions of Marine Protected Areas and Coastal Management during Spring quarter 2018.

This course will examine Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), one of the most common management tools applied to address local and global marine challenges in sustaining biodiversity, fisheries, food security, and human well being. This course will explore marine social-ecological systems and human dimensions of MPAs and coastal resources. Through different case studies world-wide, we will analyze cases that showcase diverse ways that MPAs are managed and how human dimensions of coastal resources illuminate social-ecological issues and management options. The class will include a visit to a local MPA that is covered in one of our cases to solidify.

This course is scheduled to be taught on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

Salary: $3,300 per course

Basic Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Environmental Studies or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Undergraduate teaching experience strongly preferred.


Faculty responsibilities are specified by the Santa Clara University Faculty
Handbook (sec. 3.6). Duties include but are not limited to:
A. Teaching one lecture section of ENVS196 during Spring quarter 2018 (04/03/2018 – 06/15/2018).
B. Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with the assigned course, including:
1. Conducting all assigned class meetings and individual conferences with students;
2. Assigning and evaluating student work including exams and written assignments;
3. Holding weekly office hours on campus;
4. Submitting student grades to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline;
5. Administering numerical and narrative course evaluations to each class as assigned by the chair; and
6. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or by the Department Chair.

Work Authorization:

Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.

Close Date: 2/17/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Your application should include:
1. Letter of Interest: Qualifications and Relevant Experience
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. First Professional Reference Contact Information
4. Second Professional Reference Contact Information

Additional Information:

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to http://apptrkr.com/1158144

About Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master’s universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website at http://www.scu.edu/cs/. To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

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