The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) is a division of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU). As the nation's oldest and one of the most prestigious research universities, Johns Hopkins offers high-quality master's degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students in the mid-Atlantic region and online. In addition to the online programs, AAP also offers master's degrees and graduate certificate programs at its Washington, DC Center and at the Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD. AAP enrolls almost 5,000 students each academic year. JHU is committed to hiring candidates who, through their teaching and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division seeks non-tenure track adjunct faculty to teach the Solar Energy course listed below within the Energy Policy and Climate program. The course will be taught online beginning in January 2021. Of particular interest are candidates who have experience teaching and engaging students from diverse backgrounds.
Solar Energy: Science, Technology & Policy - This course focuses on the two primary solar technologies in the contemporary market: photovoltaic cells and concentrated solar power, with a focus on PV. The course will investigate techniques for increasing efficiency, expanding storage, and decreasing price. Solar energy for use as both distributed and grid-independent resources is considered. The course covers science and technologies, as well as the environmental impact on solar technologies. Additionally, the course examines the main structure considerations for solar technology development.
This course covers topics such as:
PV systems and applications
Passive and active solar for buildings
Solar power polices
Solar system economics
Public perceptions of solar
Minimum Qualifications: A successful candidate would ideally be able to begin teaching online in January 2021.
An advanced degree in a relevant field, such as renewable energy technology or energy policy, with a master's degree at minimum
Relevant experience in solar technology/engineering and solar policy fields
One year of college-level online teaching experience.
A Ph.D. in a relevant field, such as renewable energy technology or energy policy
The background to teach a wide variety of courses in the energy, policy, and climate science fields.
The position will remain open until filled. For best consideration, please apply by September 15, 2020.
Candidates must submit the following:
Cover letter (in your cover letter, please indicate which course you are applying to teach for)
Teaching evaluations for three most recently taught courses.
References upon request.
The selected candidate will be expected to undergo a background check and to submit proof of educational attainment.
Internal Number: A-77296-2
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