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Adjunct Faculty - School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics - Coastal Zone Management

Stockton University
Galloway, NJ

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Title:Adjunct Faculty - School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics - Coastal Zone Management Job Category:Adjunct Faculty Department:Natural Science & Math Salary:Current SFT Adjunct Rate: $1,705 per credit = $6,820 per course Posted Date:08/08/2022 Overview:Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at

Faculty and Staff are committed to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

Successful candidates will be required to show proof of thier COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date. Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.

The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Stockton University is actively looking for qualified adjunct (part-time) faculty to teach courses in the Coastal Zone Management M.S./P.S.M. graduate program. Adjunct faculty are particularly sought for a course in Coastal Zone Policy, Law, and Planning for the Spring 2023 semester. Courses in Coastal Zone Management are generally offered in person on weekday evenings.


Adjunct instructors are expected to:

  • Teach assigned classes in accordance with the requirements of the Program. The Program Chair is the person of contact for curriculum, scheduling, and operations of the program
  • Submit a syllabus each semester—electronic or hardcopy—to the designated staff member in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Hold classes for all scheduled class meeting times, for the full class schedule, unless prior arrangements have been negotiated
  • Respond to student concerns in a timely manner
  • Promptly report any potentially serious student problems to the designated coordinator of your course and/or Program Chair, as appropriate
  • Administer the Individual Development & Educational Assessment [IDEA] to your students following the guidelines and the schedule determined by Stockton University
  • Report your absences and class cancellations to the designated staff of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the Assistant Dean
  • Frequently monitor your Stockton e-mail and voicemail, and the school mailbox for essential information
  • Use your Stockton e-mail for all official electronic correspondence with students, offices of the university, faculty and staff and in compliance with the university’s Computer and Telecommunication Services Acceptable Use Standards
  • Attend meetings as invited, including orientation for new adjunct faculty
  • Act in compliance with Stockton University Code of Ethics (
  • Return graded assignments and provide feedback to the students in a timely manner
  • Strongly recommend the use of Blackboard course platform or any other Learning Management Site (LMS) approved by the Program Chair to manage all operations of your course. Post the course syllabus on the LMS no later than the first day of class. Post student scores for course assignments and exams on the LMS in a timely and continuous manner
  • Enter final grades in accordance with Stockton University’s academic calendar
  • Adhere to all applicable Stockton University Policies and Procedures
  • In addition, where applicable, the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics expects you to attend OSHA Lab Standards Training Program if you are teaching laboratory sections

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or J.D. with a specialty relevant to Coastal Zone Management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree or professional experience in environmental law, policy, management, and/or planning
  • Professional experience in coastal zone science or management
  • Teaching experience in a formal or informal education setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of inclusive teaching practices
Required Documents:Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest, Teaching Philosophy Statement, Unofficial Transcripts How To Apply:

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Short (maximum 1 page) teaching statement that describes anticipated or prior approaches to course design and fostering an inclusive classroom environment
  4. Unofficial transcripts
  5. A list of three recent professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email Address and Telephone

Please note:

  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution and encourages a diverse pool of applicants. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (including, but not limited to, the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities. Please visit for information on Stockton’s Equal Opportunity and Institutional Compliance processes. The University provides reasonable accommodations as appropriate. An applicant may request need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process by contacting Bart Musitano, Manager for University Pensions and Benefits within the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday – Friday between 8:00am – 5:00pm.
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) at The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. Paper copies of the report are available at the Stockton University Police Department, Building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or, call 609-652-4390 to request that a copy via postal mail.


Working at Stockton University 

Stockton University is one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions. This distinguished college of arts, sciences and professional studies is noted for exceptional program offerings and an interdisciplinary approach to learning, while also providing students with a diverse, high-quality student, faculty and staff population.

The main campus is located on nearly 2,000 acres of the beautiful Pinelands National Reserve, with additional instructional sites in Atlantic City, Hammonton and Manahawkin.

Although young, founded in 1969, Stockton already has a tradition of anticipating and leading changes that other universities and colleges follow. Stockton offers bachelor's and master's degree programs, and a doctoral degree program, all designed to challenge the best and the brightest: our students. We also offer many of the academic, technological and cultural advantages of a large university, but with the community spirit typical of smaller colleges.

Students (Fall 2012)

  • 8,400 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students
  • 1,003 first-time freshmen
  • 1,067 transfer  students


  • Noted for our distinguished faculty, including Stephen Dunn, winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and Wendel A. White, awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2003
  • 95% of our professors hold the highest degree in their field

Special Recognition

  • Ranked once again among the Best Universities/Master's in the North (2013) by U.S. News and World Report, Stockton was named among this category's Top 50 (47th) and is among the Top-15 public institutions (11th).
  • Classified as a "highly selective college" by the Princeton Review.
  • Environmental Studies and Marine Science programs were selected by Peterson's Guides and the Alliance for Environmental Education for inclusion in Education for the Earth: A Guide to Top Environmental Studies Programs.
  • The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Research Center fosters research in holocaust studies to honor victims and survivors of the Holocaust, and to educate present and future generations in understanding racism, anti-Semitism, hatred and oppression.
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