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Adjunct Faculty in Water Resources Science and Technology

Texas A&M University-San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

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Adjunct Faculty in Water Resources Science and Technology


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department of Natural Sciences

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Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

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Job Description

The Department of Natural Sciences, in the College of Arts and Sciences, seeks applications from qualified candidates for a part-time non-tenure track position in Water Resources Science and Technology specializing in the following areas: limnology, aquatic ecosystems, water chemistry, and field applications. Teaching assignments may include day or evening classes, online or in-person instruction, flexible to suit course schedule.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master of Science (M.S.) in environmental science, aquatic ecological science, environmental engineering and management, or related field from a regionally accredited institution.

  • Must have 18 graduate credit hours in related area.

  • Experience and interest in teaching undergraduates.  

  • Ability to work with faculty and staff, ability to respond promptly to queries from students, faculty, and staff.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Working towards or has earned Ph.D. in environmental science, aquatic ecological science, environmental engineering and management, or related field from a regionally accredited institution.

  • Experience in field investigation projects, with a focus on water resources preservation and remediation.

  • Experience in online, remote method of instruction.

  • Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching. 

Applicant Instructions:

This is a temporary, non-tenure-track, part-time position requiring teaching responsibilities. Applicants should submit the following documents for review:

  • A curriculum vitae (CV)

  • A cover letter

  • A statement of purpose including a biography, and teaching philosophy.

  • Contact information for three references that will provide letters of recommendation, if requested.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Summary of Employee Benefits:

Texas A&M University-San Antonio values community engagement and encourages applicants who are committed to advancing the well-being and prosperity of our communities.

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once the application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents to your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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