Adjunct Instructor of Environmental Sustainability
Adjunct Faculty Position in Environmental Sustainability
The Natural Sciences Division at Mount Saint Mary College seeks qualified individuals to teach
two (2) Environmental Sustainability sections, beginning Fall 2021, but also with the possibility
of an ongoing basis. This is a multidisciplinary course that examines the topic of environmental
sustainability from several unique perspectives, including alternative energy resources, the
influence of climate change on ecological diversity, and pollutants their impact on human health.
Emphasis is placed on anthropogenic contributions to climate change, the maintenance of
biodiversity and opportunities to effect change through individual actions and civic engagement.
This is a course for non-science majors. This course may be taught online. This course is
offered during the traditional 15-week semester schedule.
Qualifications include: A Master’s degree or higher is required, in environmental studies,
biology or a related field, or in education. Previous teaching experience is preferred.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. All offers of employment are contingent upon a
satisfactory background check.
If interested, please submit letter of application and include a resume/curriculum vitae and two
letters of recommendation.
Mount Saint Mary College is a Catholic, Dominican liberal arts college located in New York’s
scenic Hudson Valley, 60 miles north of New York City. Preparing students for personal and
professional success, the College offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in healthcare,
business, education, social services, communication and media, the liberal arts, and more.