Lecturer in Environmental Science
University of Maryland
United States

Posting Details

Posting Details


Position Number: 1P0000
Title: Lecturer
Functional Title: Lecturer
Category Status: 03-Faculty-Non-Tenured,Term Contr
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 1.0
Unit: AGNR-College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Hiring Range Minimum: 55,000
Hiring Range Maximum: 65,000
Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
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Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
The Lecturer is a 1.0 FTE, 12-month position that provides program support for a 2-year, living-learning program of about 150 freshmen and sophomores. The Lecturer will maintain a consistent presence in the ETE office to assist the Director, students and program staff as described below, providing logistical, organizational and programmatic support. Some weekend and evening work are required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in a related field and at least 1-year experience in teaching, counseling, advising, or academic program development

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of the breadth and complexity of contemporary environmental issues (academic background in sustainability studies; environmental science, policy, management or law; or student affairs and counseling with a demonstrated interest in environmental studies or a related field.)
    • Excellent writing, organizational, management and computer skills (MS Office, canvas and other web-based formats).
    • Excellent oral and written interpersonal skills, e.g. ability to work with graduate students, undergraduates, professors, parents, and guest speakers in diverse classroom and out-of-class settings.


Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and have the ability to drive 12-passenger vans.
  • At least one year of teaching experience at the college level or working with a university living-learning program
  • Skill as an effective and innovative teacher or mentor, with a demonstrated interest in the value of out-of-classroom experiences, multi-disciplinary pedagogies, and a liberal arts education.
  • Experience with ELMS (canvas) and social media
  • Experience in event-planning
  • Experience with College Park Scholars at the University of Maryland
Additional Certifications:
None required, first aid and CPR desired. Training available.
Additional Information:  
Posting Date: 06/30/2023
Closing Date:  
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 07/31/2023
Physical Demands
Ability to lead outdoor activities such as hikes, trash pickup, and canoeing.
Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Women, minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Unofficial Transcript
  5. List of References (no emails sent from system)
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