Adjunct Professor, Department of Environmental and Earth Science (EES), Fall 2014 - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


The candidate hired would be expected to teach EES 40 (Geology and the Earth) – in the fall semester (1 lecture section & 2 lab sections), EES 92 (Intro to Env Sci) – in the fall semester (1 lecture section & 1 lab section) and EES 50 (Earth and Life Through Time) - in the spring semester (2 lecture sections & 3 lab sections). 

Experience and Qualifications:

We seek a Ph.D. teacher/researcher with significant experience in physical geology (igneous petrology, volcanism, etc.), historical geology and Environmental Science (quantitative energy analysis, global climate change from a sustainability perspective, etc.).

The candidate should be knowledgeable of current environmental research and standards. 

The candidate must be able to help our students understand the science supporting currently accepted hypotheses of our global environmental problems.

Salary Information

Depends on Qualifications


 Please apply on-line at Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College. 2) Please submit a CV, a summary of teaching philosophy, a summary of current research plans, graduate transcripts, three letters of reference* and official documentation of the latest year (or preferably two) of teaching evaluations. Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

Keyword Phrases

  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Sciences Adjunct
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter