Part-time Visiting Faculty Position in Environmental Studies

Worcester, Massachusetts
Sep 19, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting part-time faculty position to teach one course, ENVS 247 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, during the Spring 2018 semester to begin in January 2018. This course is an essential component of the multidisciplinary Environmental Studies (ENVS) major and minor curriculum. More information about the Environmental Studies program can be found at our website (, and a description of the course can be found in the College Catalog ( This course has an expected enrollment of ~20 students and is scheduled to meet MW 6:30-7:45 pm in a computer lab furnished with PCs installed with ArcGIS and Google Earth. We also have a set of Garmin handheld GPS units which can be used for assignments. The successful candidate will be provided with office space and is expected to hold weekly office hours. The single-course salary for a visiting lecturer is $6,425.

Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching experience and philosophy including a sample syllabus that reasonably follows the course description, transcripts (Ph.D. preferred), and two confidential letters of recommendation. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. In your letter of application, please address the ways you might contribute to the College’s core commitment to diversity and inclusion as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see Previous experience teaching, mentoring or advising diverse student populations is an asset. For more information, please visit

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to .Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. For questions related to this position, please contact Sara Mitchell, Director of Environmental Studies, email

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, 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 the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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