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- 1 Tenure-Track and Non-Tenure Track Positions
- 2 Tenure-Track Positions
- 2.1 Merrimack College Political Science and Public Policy Department (Environmental Studies Program)
- 2.2 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science
- 2.3 Amherst College: Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
- 2.4 Davidson College -- Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies
- 2.5 Arizona State University -- Assistant Professor of Environmental Social Science
- 2.6 Bates College-- Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies (Environmental Humanities)
- 2.7 Hamilton College – Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (Environmental Data Science)
- 2.8 Middlebury College – Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (Environmental Health Scientist)
- 2.9 Princeton University-- Assistant Professor, Princeton Environmental Institute (Environmental Humanities)
- 2.10 University of California, Santa Barbara - Environmental Studies Program (Open rank)
- 3 Western Connecticut State University -- Assistant Professor of Population Genetics (Biological and Environmental Sciences) -- (Link)
- 4 Western Connecticut State University - APPLIED ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY
- 4.1 Dept. of Biological & Environmental Sciences
- 4.2 Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Start January 2021
- 4.3 Deadline: July 31, 2020
- 4.4 Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies: Assistant or Associate Professor in Society and Forests
- 4.5 Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies: Assistant or Associate Professor in Wildlife and Land Conservation
- 5 Visiting Positions/Limited Term Appointments
Tenure-Track and Non-Tenure Track Positions[edit | edit source]
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA[edit | edit source]
Postdoctoral Scholar Position
Geosciences Research Division (GRD)
Reconstruction of Holocene Temperature and Precipitation
The Geosciences Research Division (GRD) at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography has an opening starting in 2020 for one Postdoctoral Scholar. The candidate will work on a project to develop a new reconstruction of Holocene temperature and precipitation in the d’Alpoim Guedes Laboratory. The objective is to create and update a database of paleoclimate proxies and downscaling these records to provide a high-resolution map of the impact of changing precipitation and temperature on the ability of different cultivars to complete their lifecycle. Overall, the objective is that these models will be integrated with population genomic data as well as data on archaeological site timing anddistribution.
Candidates should have demonstrated proficiency in “R” and in reproducible research; familiarity with paleoclimate proxy datasets: tree ring, speleothem, foraminifera etc. and; have an interest in interdisciplinary research at the intersection of archaeology and climate science. In addition, candidates are required to have completed a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
The position is now open for a two-year period, with an option for an additional one-year, dependent on funding and performance. It includes a minimum stipend of $55,596 plus benefits (higher for applicants with postdoc experience). Appointees are eligible for health insurance through UC San Diego.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on July 15th. Please e-mail a curriculum vitae with publications list, a statement of research interests and contact information for two references to Jade d’Alpoim Guedes at email@example.com .
UC San Diego is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
Michigan State University [edit | edit source]
The Department of Community Sustainability (CSUS) at Michigan State University is considering candidates for a 12 month 100% appointment for a fixed-term teaching specialist in the area of Parks and Natural Resources. The successful candidate will teach up to 6 courses per academic year with additional possibilities for over the summer. This individual will contribute to the department’s efforts to assess student learning outcomes of its undergraduate and graduate curricula. We seek a colleague who embraces the Department’s core value of community engagement and will bring the scholarship of sustainability and possibly to bear on critical parks, recreation, and natural resources issues challenging communities across Michigan, the U.S. and the world.
Duties include: (a) developing and delivering high quality classroom instruction tied to curriculum learning outcomes; (b) helping develop and implement approaches to assess student achievement of learning outcomes across the Department’s curricula. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach at least one course in the core curriculum Specific teaching duties will depend on the successful candidate’s strengths and the department’s needs. Syllabi for courses that comprise the Department’s curricula are available on the department web site: http://www.canr.msu.edu/csus/undergraduate/undergraduate_courses.
The expectations for the successful candidate involve teaching as specified in the MSU Code of Teaching Responsibility
Applicants will be evaluated for the following criteria:
· Minimum Qualification MS/MA (PhD preferred) in a relevant discipline;
· Potential for successful teaching in the sustainability core curriculum;
· Evidence of at least 3 years professional teaching experience in higher education; and
· Demonstrated interest in community engagement and collaborative and interdisciplinary teaching and learning research.
Department The Department of Community Sustainability is a vibrant community of scholars who engage with colleagues, students, stakeholders and communities to address sustainability challenges within specific environmental, economic and cultural contexts. We do this by:
· Focusing on sustainability engagement that embraces the decisions inherent in the transition to a more sustainable future;
· Creating and supporting a dedicated faculty working on sustainability-related issues;
· Incorporating a systems-thinking view of sustainability into curricula at the undergraduate level, graduate level, and lifelong learner level; and
· Conducting sustainability scholarship that is global in scope while attending to regional and local contexts.
Qualified applicants MUST apply online on the CAREERS@MSU website (https://careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/listing/), referencing posting #651729. Applications must include a cover letter that includes the applicant's perceived fit with the department; a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; a curriculum vitae; and, contact information for three or more references.
For further information, full job description, and application information, visit: https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/268148/parks-and-natural-resources-specialist-fixed-term/ (Posted 5.27.2020)
Duke Kunshan University (DKU) invites applications for faculty positions in Environmental Science in areas including but not limited to Environmental Science, Biogeochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental Biology, Ecophysiology, Environmental Health and Toxicology, Hydrology, Population Biology, Environmental Systems and Modeling, Waste Management, and Environmental Economics. These positions are open with regard to rank including tenured, tenure track and non-tenure track. Mid-career and senior faculty are especially encouraged to apply. In order to meet Chinese visa requirements, prior to the position start date international (non-Chinese) candidates must have worked full-time for at least two years (including post-doctoral work) after receiving their Bachelor’s degree.
DKU is a collaborative partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn/). Our campus provides an innovative, interdisciplinary undergraduate liberal arts experience to a student body that will number 2000 students and 150+ faculty, with an acceptance rate of <8% and a student body represented by over 40 countries. We also offer a series of Master’s level graduate programs. The DKU pedagogical model draws on the best of Duke’s educational experience and resources to reimagine undergraduate instruction on an intimate campus setting.
Similar to the best liberal arts colleges in the United States, DKU values dedication to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment, as well as a strong commitment to successful scholarly engagement and research. This includes research with undergraduate students. As a whole, the Duke Kunshan faculty will have strong commitments to teaching and research, and outstanding quality in both areas will be highly valued.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in an appropriate field. Research experience at a postdoctoral level (or greater) and teaching experience are desirable, as is experience working in an interdisciplinary setting. Applicants should provide a cover letter including a clear statement of the candidate’s specific interest in DKU, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information for three references. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14442. The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations and questions about the positions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org using “Environmental Science Search” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by October 15, 2019; we will accept applications until the positions are filled.
The DKU campus is 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, and is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train and a subway-light rail train system. DKU provides internationally competitive compensation, housing allowance, child education benefits (for applicable faculty positions), and a discretionary fund or start-up package.
As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, DKU welcomes outstanding faculty from around the world who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to a global learning and research environment. DKU particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.
Tenure-Track Positions[edit | edit source]
Merrimack College Political Science and Public Policy Department (Environmental Studies Program)[edit | edit source]
Position Overview: The Environmental Sciences and Sustainability (ESS) Program at Merrimack College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the area of environmental politics or policy, with possible expertise in areas such as environmental planning, law, or the non-profit sector. Applicants whose research focuses on either the domestic U.S. or international contexts are welcome. The ESS program is an interdisciplinary program that adopts a holistic approach. Students study environmental problems from the perspectives of the natural sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities with the end of addressing those problems at the local, regional, and global scale. Courses in the ESS program all include experiential learning wherein students develop real-world experience through campus and community-based projects. The successful applicant will be housed in the Political Science and Public Policy Department. They will teach courses in the common core for both the BA and BS degree programs and have the opportunity to develop and teach upper level courses both in the ESS program and their home department.
Merrimack College has a 3/3 course load for tenure-track faculty.
- Ph.D. in relevant field
- Teaching experience and commitment to undergraduate education
- Evidence of scholarly activity
- Commitment to interdisciplinary teaching, collaboration, and supporting students is essential.
Merrimack College seeks to nourish and sustain our five core values of leadership, community, awareness, scholarship, and service. The College is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates are encouraged to describe in their application previous activities or interest in building a culture committed to diversity and inclusive excellence, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.
To Apply: Interested applicants must apply online, through Academic Jobs Online. Application materials should include only:
- Letter of application that clearly indicates the applicant’s specialization area;
- Curriculum vitae;
- Statement of teaching philosophy and accomplishments;
- Writing sample; and
- Three letters of reference
Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
About Merrimack College: The only Catholic, Augustinian college in New England, Merrimack College is an independent, coeducational institution with more than 4800 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 220-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Mass. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and is placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in this U.S. News category.
This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science[edit | edit source]
The Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science, in the School of Earth, Society, and Environment, invites applications for a full-time 9-month (academic year) tenure-track Assistant Professor with research and teaching experience in human-environment interactions in the urban Global South. Desired areas for subject expertise include infrastructure, mobility, health, resilience, sustainability, and/or poverty to complement our existing departmental strengths. Our ideal candidate is firmly grounded in both theoretical and empirical work in their examination of urban or peri-urban settings. We are open to a range of methodological approaches, including qualitative methods, GIS, spatial analysis, remote sensing, ethnography, discourse analysis, and/or mixed methods. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced undergraduate courses on geographies of development and urbanization, graduate seminars, and potentially a regional course. The successful candidate will have significant opportunities to develop collaborations with other departments and units across campus, such as the Center for Global Studies; Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment; the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory; and area studies centers such as the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the Center for African Studies. Women and people from underrepresented minority populations are especially encouraged to apply.
The Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally. To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. The University of Illinois is committed to the family needs of our faculty members, including dual career partners. The Dual Career Academic Couples program, Provost Initiative #8, facilitates the placement of tenure-system faculty partners in positions on campus (including tenure track). More information may be found at: https://provost.illinois.edu/policies/provosts-communications/communication-8-dual-career-academic-couples-program/
11/03: any news?
Amherst College: Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies[edit | edit source]
The Department of Environmental Studies at Amherst College invites applications for a tenure-track environmental scientist at the rank of assistant professor whose research intersects with the challenges of climate change. The department is looking for a person with broad intellectual interests who is committed to teaching and working at a liberal arts college. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2020.
Amherst College is one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country. Within the last decade, the college has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, race, sexuality and gender identity, and nationality. Today, nearly one-quarter of Amherst’s students are Pell grant recipients; 45 percent of our students identify as domestic students of color; and 10 percent of our students are international students. Our expectation is that the successful candidate for this position will excel at teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Amherst College has an Office of Environmental Sustainability and is committed to a Climate Action Plan that will bring the college to carbon neutrality by 2030. Amherst also supports the onsite Book and Plow Farm.
The successful candidate is expected to establish a high-quality research program that involves undergraduates. Start-up funding, additional forms of institutional support, state-of-the-art facilities, and a generous leave policy are available to support faculty. Successful candidates will have a strong grounding in quantitative methods and are expected to develop an environmental science course and additional courses in their specialization, and participate in interdisciplinary team-taught introductory and/or senior capstone courses in environmental studies. A Ph.D. is required, and postdoctoral experience is preferred.
Candidates are asked to submit electronically to https://apply.interfolio.com/64146 a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and separate research and teaching statements and to arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2019, and applications received by this date will receive full consideration. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Any news (11/3)? (11/3) i wrote to them a week ago and they are conducting online interviews. I guess that means my application didn't make the cut.
Davidson College -- Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies[edit | edit source]
Deadline: October 1, 2019
The ideal candidate will have completed coursework, taught courses and conducted research that connect social science theories and methods to multiple global environmental challenges, such as air pollution, biodiversity loss, climate change, environmental justice, food and water insecurity, natural resource extraction or urbanization. Relevant expertise in areas such as human values, markets, migration, public health, social learning and sustainable development within the context of environmental change is particularly welcome. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a social science discipline or interdisciplinary program by June 2020, a commitment to excellent teaching to a diverse undergraduate population and a desire to mentor undergraduate research projects.
We are particularly interested in candidates who can deepen our students’ interdisciplinary understanding of the anthropogenic causes of environmental change at the local and the global scale, the effects of these changes on human communities, and how communities and individuals are responding to these changes. We are also seeking candidates who are committed to teaching and research that includes possible solutions to global environmental challenges.
The potential to contribute to other programs (including Africana Studies, Anthropology, Data Science, Digital Studies, East Asian Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Health and Human Values, Latin American Studies, Sociology and South Asian Studies) will be viewed favorably, as will the candidate’s interest in and willingness to contribute to the first-year Writing Program or the requirement in Justice, Equality and Community. Ideal candidates will also incorporate research methods that cover both quantitative and qualitative techniques in their courses.
Apply online only. To ensure a full review of application materials, applications must be completed by October 1. Requested applications include a detailed cover letter with discrete sections describing: 1) teaching philosophy, 2) research interests and 3) how teaching, research, and/or service might contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion, a CV and three letters of reference.
At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures and national origin.
10/31/2019: anything? 11/1/2019: I haven't heard anything either. 11/13/2019: any news? 11/19 - in campus visit stage 11/20: wow, that was fast. Anyone here have a phone interview? I'm a little suspicious about an inside hire here... 11/20: only second-hand knowledge here, but invites were external. my sense is the wiki is under-utilized this year. 11/25-not inside hire (as far as I know). they had campus interviews between the 13th and 22. Should have/or will be extending an offer this week.
Arizona State University -- Assistant Professor of Environmental Social Science[edit | edit source]
Location: Tempe, AZ Open Date: Oct. 3, 2019
Description The School of Human Evolution and Social Change (SHESC) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications to join our world-leading and problem-focused social science faculty as a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental Social Science (ESS). The ESS program lays the theoretical and methodological foundations for training next-generation scholars in trans-disciplinary processes and dynamics that underlie the key human-environmental challenges defining this century. ASU and SHESC are committed to building an intellectually, culturally, and ethnically diverse faculty that supports our diverse student body and advances the goals embodied in ASU’s Charter and Design Aspirations.
We seek applicants with a demonstrated capacity for advancing innovative, important scholarship on human-environment or human-infrastructure relationships, such as: place making or attachment, environmental psychology, political ecology, environmental justice, power relations/dynamics, social movements and collective action, institutions, multi-level or earth system governance, knowledge co-production, or decision-making under conditions of social-ecological uncertainty and complexity. Anticipated start date is August 2020.
Specific job duties include advancing collaborative, trans-disciplinary research in environmental social science, publishing research findings in peer-reviewed scholarly outlets, seeking external research funding, teaching/training/mentoring diverse undergraduate and graduate students, providing service to the university and academy, and outreach to diverse communities (such as providing expert advice and the public communication of science).
Qualifications Minimum qualifications:
- Ph.D. in Environmental Social Science, Geography, Planning, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Environmental Studies, Psychology, or other directly relevant social science field at the time of application.
- A record of empirical research and peer-reviewed publications supported by robust social science methods such as: experimental, qualitative, observational, social network, statistical, computational social science, spatial analysis, community-based, or decolonizing methodologies.
- A demonstrated record of collaborative interdisciplinary research such as: co-authorship on publications or conference papers, training experiences as a graduate research assistant, post-doctoral fellow, or collaborator on interdisciplinary projects, or leading or collaborating on applications for external funding with an interdisciplinary team.
- Capacity to teach courses and mentor students in Environmental Social Science and across disciplines related to other undergraduate and graduate programs offered in the School, such as Global Health, Applied Mathematics, and Anthropology.
- Demonstrated capacity for obtaining competitive external research funding.
- Classroom and online teaching experience.
- Demonstrated success in serving the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities and publics.
- Evidence of leveraging place and/or local/global networks and collaborations through socially embedded, trans-disciplinary scholarship and/or training.
The application deadline is November 17, 2019; if not filled, then every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A complete application must include the following: a letter of application stating qualifications, experience, research plans, and teaching interests; a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence; a complete curriculum vitae; and contact information for three references. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree completed at the time of application.
All application materials must be received by the deadline and submitted electronically through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/69135 (We will not accept any mailed applicant material, including reference letters; this is an online, paperless search.)
The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.
Information about the School can be found at https://shesc.asu.edu. The School collaborates extensively with ASU’s large research entities advancing trans-disciplinary environmental social science, including the Global Futures Laboratory https://globalfutures.asu.edu/, Central Arizona Phoenix-Long Term Ecological Research Site https://sustainability.asu.edu/caplter/, and the Decision Center for a Desert City https://sustainability.asu.edu/dcdc/. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. 1/18/2020 - has anyone heard anything about this one? I was contacted for a represenative publication Dec 12 and then references were requested with a deadline of Dec 31 - but I haven't heard anything since.
Bates College-- Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies (Environmental Humanities)[edit | edit source]
The Bates College Program in Environmental Studies seeks to hire an assistant professor in the environmental arts or humanities to join a vibrant, multi-disciplinary community beginning August 1, 2020. We seek a scholar or scholar/practitioner in cultural studies, literature, or performing/studio arts who is attentive to hierarchies of power and privilege and can offer cross-cultural and/or transnational perspectives on environmental traditions. Fields and research approaches are open, but could include: critical race theory, ecocriticism and nature writing, ecofeminism/feminist environmentalism, energy humanities, indigenous and post-colonial/decolonial/decolonizing environmentalisms, posthumanism and animal studies, and queer ecologies. Applicants with a demonstrated record of working successfully with a diversity of students, including underrepresented and marginalized populations, are encouraged to apply. The position carries a five-course teaching load, including the program’s core introductory course on the environmental humanities and multiple mid- and upper-level electives in the candidate’s fields of interest, as well as senior thesis and academic advising.
We specifically seek applications from individuals with the ability to contribute to the continuing commitment of both the Environmental Studies Program and Bates to equity and inclusion, social and cultural diversity, and the transformative power of our differences. The search committee expects applicants to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas and describe how their research, teaching, and/or outreach can further this goal.
Qualifications Candidates must have a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in hand by August 1, 2020. Application Instructions Review of applications begins on October 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit the following: a cover letter (including a brief overview of scholarly work and a list of potential courses), curriculum vitae, statements on teaching philosophy and research agenda (1-2 pages each), and a description of experience and interest in advancing the goals of equity and inclusion described above. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation in the event that the search committee requests them. Apply here https://apply.interfolio.com/65936 . Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check. - Anything? (10/21)
- Nope, nothing here (10/23) - 10/24: Request for Zoom Interview to be held next week x1 - 11/13: Invitation for on-campus interview x2
-Rejection received (1/10) - Offer accepted
Hamilton College – Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (Environmental Data Science) [edit | edit source]
The Environmental Studies Program at Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Environmental Data Science at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2020. We seek candidates whose teaching and research emphasizes big data and/or spatial approaches to the study of pressing global environmental issues and who will contribute to the cluster hire of additional faculty for the strategic Digital Hamilton initiative. Candidates may come from any disciplinary or interdisciplinary background in the sciences. The successful candidate will demonstrate their expertise in digital and/or computational approaches to environmental data science and the ability to develop an active research program that can contribute toward cross-disciplinary conversations. The hire will play a critical role in teaching courses in Hamilton’s rapidly growing Environmental Studies Program, and will be expected to develop and teach a data science or applied statistics course, as well as a course on digital spatial data (e.g. GIS) with environmental applications that both employ digital pedagogy and technologies. Additional courses might include an environmental research design course, as well as other courses in their area of expertise. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first academic year and five courses thereafter. The position requires institutional service including academic advising of undergraduate students after the first year. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address ways in which issues of diversity are brought into your teaching, scholarship, and/or service. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D. are preferred. Candidates should submit (1) A cover letter that addresses their qualifications for the position, (2) a statement describing their teaching philosophy; (3) a statement of their research interests, (4) a curriculum vitae; and (5) a list of three potential references who know the candidate well and understand the expectations of a competitive liberal arts college. Candidates should submit materials via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/66753. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Todd Rayne, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com. Our review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019.
Middlebury College – Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (Environmental Health Scientist) [edit | edit source]
The Program in Environmental Studies invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a focus in environmental health science, beginning fall 2020. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in environmental health science or related natural science field, including but not limited to toxicology, exposure science, or epidemiology, and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Postdoctoral experience preferred. The candidate's area of expertise should include the application of scientific perspectives and methodologies to issues of environmental health justice, such as health disparities associated with disproportionate exposures to air pollution or endocrine disrupting chemicals, or to chronic risks posed by climate change or energy production. Candidates whose teaching and scholarship complement current offerings in the environmental chemical sciences are particularly welcome.
Ability to teach introductory environmental science, an interdisciplinary team-taught seminar, and a community-engaged environmental studies practicum is essential. Other teaching responsibilities include courses in the candidate's area of specialization and occasional curricular contributions to winter term or the first-year seminar program. Research with undergraduate students is expected and strongly supported. The candidate will bring a rigorous scientific perspective on human health risk assessment to collaborative efforts among faculty in the natural and social sciences and the humanities to more fully integrate the study of environmental inequalities within the Environmental Studies curriculum.
Middlebury College and the Program in Environmental Studies are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. The program is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and service.
Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.
Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio submit: a letter of application addressed to Dr. Molly Costanza-Robinson, Environmental Health Science Search Chair; a curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; a statement of research plans; a one-page statement on inclusion; and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability/promise. The statement on inclusion should address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion. More information is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/66127. Applications will be accepted beginning immediately and all application materials must be received by September 30, 2019.
Princeton University-- Assistant Professor, Princeton Environmental Institute (Environmental Humanities) [edit | edit source]
The Princeton Environmental Institute invites applications at the assistant professor level from scholars specializing in the Environmental Humanities. Princeton University is committed to undergraduate as well as graduate teaching and advising, and the successful candidate will teach at all levels and supervise doctoral research. This is a joint position between the Princeton Environmental Institute and a partnering humanities department.
The successful candidate should have a strong interest in helping forge links across disciplines, building on the Princeton’s strong commitment to interdisciplinary and international approaches to the environmental humanities. The expertise of the successful candidate is open with respect to discipline. Anticipated start date is September 1, 2020. All research approaches are welcome, including those related to animal and plant studies, the built environment, climate change, the digital environmental humanities, ecocriticism, ecofeminism, the energy humanities, environmental history, environmental justice, environmental law, indigenous and postcolonial environmentalisms, public health, queer ecologies, race studies, religious studies, socioenvironmental futures, and urban and regional planning. Please apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/13221 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a dissertation or book abstract, writing sample (under 30 pages), and a statement of teaching philosophy. You will also be required to submit contact information for three references. For full consideration, please submit your application by October 5, 2019
-Any word? [10/25] -Nothing here. [Oct 25]
[11/1] request to have letters of reference sent x1 [Nov 15] Email sent to "finalists" requesting a zoom interview. The email states that there were more than 500 applicants from 22 disciplines! It's not clear how many will be interviewed via zoom and whether they will actually fly out people to Princeton.
[12/09] Jobtalk invitation
University of California, Santa Barbara - Environmental Studies Program (Open rank)[edit | edit source]
The Environmental Studies Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. The Program is looking for individuals with particular emphasis in the area of Environmental Ethics.
The Program seeks candidates with backgrounds in philosophy or a related field in the social sciences or humanities. For this position, we define “ethics” broadly to include any of the three traditional areas of inquiry in this field —meta-, normative, or applied ethics. The Program is particularly interested in scholars who have both theoretical and applied interests, and whose work crosses disciplinary, methodological, cultural, or geographic boundaries. Possible focus areas include climate change, conservation, food and agriculture, risk and vulnerability, the role of science in society, decision-making, social inequality, law, and politics.
For more information, please see http://www.es.ucsb.edu/
Responsibilities of faculty members generally include a research program of the highest quality, teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels, recruitment, supervision, and mentorship of graduate students, and participation in university service and professional activities. At a minimum, all applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application. A PhD in Environmental Ethics or a related field is required by anticipated appointment start date. Additionally, Associate/Full rank candidates should have research experience in academia or industry after receipt of PhD. A demonstrated record of excellence in research, and a record of (or potential for) excellent teaching are desired. We are especially interested in candidates who show a potential for cross-campus collaboration, and who can contribute to the diversity of our university community. Successful candidates will have a record of collaborative research, and will be able to participate in an interdisciplinary environment within the Environmental Studies Program and Division. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.
Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of research
• Statement of teaching
• Two recent publications, draft manuscripts, or dissertation/book chapters
• Applicants at the Assistant rank will need to arrange for 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via UC Recruit.
• Applicants at the Associate/Full rank will need to submit the names and contact information for 3 references.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Santa Barbara. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. The Program strongly encourages all applicants to submit an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and service.
Applications received by November 15, 2019 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.
To apply please visit https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01567
- ANY WORD? [12/9]
- Still nothing? [12/13]
Western Connecticut State University -- Assistant Professor of Population Genetics (Biological and Environmental Sciences) -- (Link)[edit | edit source]
Deadline: March 20, 2020
Western Connecticut State University’s Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for a tenure track Assistant Professor position, in the field of population genetics, in the Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences.
WCSU is a public university serving approximately 6,000 students that offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences, professional studies, visual and performing arts, business, as well as selected graduate programs. It is located in Danbury, CT, just 60 miles from New York City and less than three hours from Philadelphia and Boston. The region offers an excellent quality of life and Danbury is often cited as one of America’s best small cities. The Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences is home to 13 departments, 21 undergraduate majors and five (5) graduate majors. The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences offers a Bachelors of Arts in Biology and a new Master of Science in Integrative Biological Diversity. Additional information may be found at https://www.wcsu.edu/biology/
WCSU has available resources for teaching and research, and the department is housed in a modern building with access to state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Resources available to faculty include dedicated research space, tissue culture equipment, animal facility, fluorescent microscopes, molecular equipment, environmental chambers, greenhouse, laundry facility, canoes, and nature preserve. WCSU offers opportunities to support student and faculty research, conference attendance, and professional development.
The successful candidate will teach courses in genetics and evolution to undergraduate biology majors. Our ideal candidate would also contribute to teaching courses in scientific writing, in capstone/senior research, for students interested in health-related professions, and would contribute to the department’s new Master of Science in Integrative Biological Diversity. The candidate should have an existing research program that can successfully integrate students. While the specific research area is open, possible areas of expertise may include (but are not limited to): ecological genetics, conservation genetics, evolutionary genetics, or human disease systems.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree as well as post-doctoral and research experience. Candidates must be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in genetics and evolution designed for biology majors. Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience and are familiar with science teaching pedagogy that encourages active learning and critical thinking.
WCSU is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.
Salary & Benefits:
The salary range is $64,422 – $85,896 and is commensurate upon candidates' experience. WCSU offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/ .
Interested applicants must submit: curriculum vitae; cover letter; statement of teaching interests, experience and qualifications; research statement; and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references who can comment on the applicant's teaching, scholarship, and/or service/leadership. All materials should be submitted as PDF files and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the Email Subject Line Reference Search #900-009. Applications must be received by Friday. March 20, 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.
State and Federal requirements expect that organizations with 100 or more employees invite applicants to self-identify gender and race. We kindly request all applicants to complete the Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire via the following link. http://wcsu.edu/diversity/affirmative-action-data-questionnaire/. Any questions may be directed to Ms. Keisha Stokes in the WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity at email@example.com. Completion of this data will not affect your opportunity for employment, or terms or conditions of employment. This form will be used for reporting purposes only and will be kept separate from all search records and only accessed by the Office of Diversity and Equity. WCSU is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer
Western Connecticut State University - APPLIED ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY[edit | edit source]
Dept. of Biological & Environmental Sciences[edit | edit source]
Assistant Professor - Tenure Track - Start January 2021[edit | edit source]
Deadline: July 31, 2020[edit | edit source]
Link to Job Ad Western Connecticut State University’s Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for a tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences, in plant-related applied environmental biology. This position will start with the Spring 2021 semester. The Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences is home to 13 departments, 21 undergraduate majors and five graduate majors, and offers a variety of ways for students to further their education. The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences offers a Bachelors of Arts in Biology and a new Master’s of Science in Integrative Biological Diversity. Additional information may be found at https://www.wcsu.edu/biology/. The WCSU Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences has available resources for teaching and research, and is housed in a modern building with access to state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Resources available to faculty include dedicated research space, tissue culture equipment, animal facility, fluorescent microscopes, molecular equipment, environmental chambers, greenhouse, laundry facility, canoes, and nature preserve. WCSU is located in an urban setting in close proximity to open spaces, farms, and areas of conservation, and is well-suited to service learning opportunities and other creative partnerships. WCSU offers opportunities to support student and faculty research, conference attendance, and professional development. Position Summary: The successful candidate will teach courses in scientific communication for undergraduate biology majors, and other courses in the department including new or existing courses related to the candidate’s field of expertise. The candidate will also be expected to develop and teach graduate courses in science policy and environmental stewardship relating to biodiversity. The candidate will also participate in departmental and university service by taking an active role in developing new curricula, advising and mentoring students, serving on departmental and university committees, assisting student groups on campus, and engaging in professional activity and scholarship. WCSU’s small classes allow for student-based teaching and learning and project-based activities. The teaching load for all full-time faculty member is four courses (12 credits) per semester. Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree as well as post-doctoral research experience. Candidates must be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in scientific communication designed for biology majors and to develop a graduate course in science policy. Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience and are familiar with science teaching pedagogy that encourages active learning and critical thinking. The candidate should have an existing research program that can successfully integrate students (undergraduate and graduate), with a demonstrated use of effective scientific communication to the public or other stakeholders. The specific plant-related area of applied environmental biology is open, and possible areas of expertise may include (but are not limited to): invasive plants, medicinal plants, plant-insect Position Announcement interactions, urban landscapes, plant pathology, and sustainable horticulture. Candidates who apply innovative practices for communicating their research to a wide audience, and who have experience mentoring students in plant-related research projects, are also preferred. WCSU is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from different backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for first-generation and under-represented groups. WCSU is committed to enhancing our diverse university community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. Salary & Benefits: The salary range is $64,422 – $85,896 and is commensurate upon candidates' experience. Western offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at www.wcsu.edu/hr/benefits/. There are grant opportunities to support research and conference attendance. Application Process: Interested applicants must submit a letter of application, which outlines interest in, and qualifications for, the position; areas of teaching expertise and experience, areas of service and/or leadership, research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy; a current curriculum vita; and the names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references who can comment on the applicant's teaching, scholarship, and/or service/leadership to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the Email Subject Line Reference Search #900-014. All materials should be submitted as a single PDF file. Applications must be received by Friday, July 31, 2020. Late applications will not be accepted. State and Federal requirements expect that organizations with 100 or more employees invite applicants to self-identify gender and race. We kindly request all applicants to complete the Affirmative Action Data Questionnaire via the following link. http://wcsu.edu/diversity/affirmative-action-data-questionnaire/. Any questions may be directed to Ms. Keisha Stokes in the WCSU Office of Diversity and Equity at email@example.com. Completion of this data will not affect your opportunity for employment, or terms or conditions of employment. This form will be used for reporting purposes only and will be kept separate from all search records and only accessed by the Office of Diversity and Equity. Western is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer
Wofford College-- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (Environmental Humanities) The Department of Environmental Studies at Wofford College seeks an environmental humanist to join our multidisciplinary team of faculty as a tenure-track assistant professor, starting in the fall semester of 2020.
Qualified candidates will have a terminal degree (e.g. Ph.D. or MFA) in an area of environmental studies or closely related field. Applicants with expertise in environmental writing, literature and/or film, who are intellectually engaged in national and/or international environmental issues and conversations, are highly preferred.
Wofford faculty are expected to be creative teacher-scholars with a high aptitude for and interest in undergraduate teaching, a commitment to the liberal arts, and a desire to involve undergraduates in scholarship. The teaching load includes three courses each semester and a four-week January focused-study Interim term. To earn tenure, faculty are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, continued scholarly development, and service to the college.
The successful candidate will teach an environmental humanities core course taken by all environmental studies majors and minors; applicants are encouraged to discuss how they might incorporate a range of humanities perspectives (e.g. literature, creative arts, philosophy, religion) into this course. They also will teach upper level courses within their specialty area and a topical seminar that fulfills a requirement for students in their first semester at Wofford. All department faculty periodically teach our four-credit interdisciplinary introductory seminar, capstone courses, and senior seminar, and we mentor senior capstone projects that reflect the diverse interests of environmental studies students.
The new faculty member actively will engage in the department’s valued tradition of field studies and experiential education and will interact with students at our Goodall Environmental Studies Center. Demonstrated experience and enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and research will be valued in the search process. The ideal candidate also will embrace the collaborative spirit that characterizes the college.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES:
Our Department of Environmental Studies provides the foundation for students to address the complex environmental problems of their generation, recognizing that approaches from the humanities and arts, natural sciences and social sciences are all needed for effective local, regional and global change. Field experiences foster the wonder and love for natural environments that motivate our students’ personal and professional choices. Environmental Studies BA and BS graduates have entered the fields of conservation, law, business, energy, land and resource management, environmental science and engineering, among others. Please visit our website, www.wofford.edu/environmentalstudies, to learn more about our program, the Goodall Center, and sustainability efforts at Wofford College.
To apply, please send: (1) a cover letter describing your experience and how you meet the qualifications of this position; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; and (4) the names and contact information for minimally three professional references to ENVSfirstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received by midnight Oct. 11, 2019, will be provided full review and consideration.
- Got a confirmation email stating they'd solicit additional materials from selected candidates within a week (!!!). Can anyone confirm whether they adhered to that very expeditious timeline? (10/21) -Recieved a generic confirmation on 10/11. Said they'd request more info if needed. One week is a ridiculous timeframe. (10/26)
- Any word? [11/6] - Anything? (11/11)
- - Not a thing here [11/13]
- - Any word? [11/22]
- - Campus visit stage [11/22]
Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies: Assistant or Associate Professor in Society and Forests[edit | edit source]
The Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies seeks an innovative scholar working at the interface of society and forests for a tenure track appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants should have a growing record of research accomplishments based in the social sciences but with an interdisciplinary approach that bridges to the biophysical sciences. Areas of research, approached by grounded, field-based methods, could include the following areas of interest: urban forestry, forest-related issues of equity and justice, wildland-urban interfaces, conservation and development of forest resources, community forest management, human-natural resource interactions, social values around forests, and/or multi-species ethnography.
The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the School’s original founding and current strategic goals to steward forests and support peoples in perpetuity through world-class research, teaching professional students, advising, and engagement with communities.
Applicants for this tenure-track faculty appointment should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in sociology, anthropology, political science, human geography or a related field. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and mentor students primarily at the PhD and Masters levels, as well as to develop an internationally-recognized research program that involves graduate students. The successful candidate will contribute to the leadership of the Masters of Forestry professional degree (https://environment.yale.edu/academics/degrees/mf) offered by the School, and may contribute to the undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies.
Prior to applying, candidates should explore the School’s website (http://environment.yale.edu), the Yale School Forests site (https://forests.yale.edu) and the 2017 Strategic Plan (https://environment.yale.edu/strategic-plan/). Candidates should consider how their expertise can complement existing strengths within the School, including centers and programs such as the Urban Resources Initiative, the Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative, and The Forest Dialogue. Yale University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly encourages applications from and nominations of women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.
Consideration of applications will begin February 21st, 2020. Please upload: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) a statement of research, 3) a statement of teaching interests, and 4) the names and contact information of four references via https://apply.interfolio.com/72691.
For more information, please contact Associate Dean Danielle Dailey at email@example.com
20 March anyone heard anything, esp in light of COVID19?
- 30 March I haven't heard back, seems likely they hit pause on the whole thing.
Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies: Assistant or Associate Professor in Wildlife and Land Conservation[edit | edit source]
The Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies seeks an innovative scholar whose research informs wildlife and landscape-scale conservation for a tenure-track faculty appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants should have a record of research addressing the growing need for wildlife science to inform working lands conservation solutions in support of long-term human-wildlife coexistence across broad landscapes. Research should be fundamentally grounded in approaches that explore the nexus of ecological and social sciences to understand processes shaping animal movement across large landscapes or regions. Areas of research focus could include influences of environmental change on wildlife behavior, movement and population dynamics; spatial socio-ecological processes for landscape-scale wildlife conservation; wildlife behavior and habitat selection in human dominated landscapes; human-wildlife conflict resolution and coexistence; cross-cultural differences in human-wildlife relations. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the School’s strategic goals in ecosystems and land management and conservation through scholarship, research excellence, teaching, advising, and engagement with industry, government, and/or NGO communities.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a directly related field, and will be expected to teach and mentor students at the PhD, masters and undergraduate levels, as well as to develop an internationally recognized research program that involves graduate students.
Prior to applying, candidates are encouraged to explore the School’s website (http://environment.yale.edu) and consider how their expertise can complement existing strengths within the School. Yale University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly encourages applications from and nominations of women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.
Applicants should apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/72693. Consideration of applications will begin February 21, 2020. Please upload: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) a statement of research, 3) a statement of teaching interests, and 4) the names and contact information of three references.
For more information about the position, contact Associate Dean Danielle Dailey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visiting Positions/Limited Term Appointments [edit | edit source]
Hamilton College: Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental History[edit | edit source]
The History Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a two-year position with the possibility of renewal for another two years at the rank of visiting Assistant Professor of environmental history to begin July 1, 2020. The department is especially interested in applicants with transnational or global expertise that complements the current fields of the department. The new hire will be expected to teach five courses annually, lower- and upper-level history courses in his or her area of specialization, contribute to the Environmental Studies program, and build curricular bridges to other departments, whether in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, or arts. A Ph.D in History, Environmental Studies, or related fields is required, but ABDs very close to completing their dissertation at the time of application may be considered. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse educational environment. Candidates should send their letters of application, graduate-school transcripts, syllabi and related materials for at least two proposed courses, one writing sample, and CVs to Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/65641. Complete files must be received by December 14, 2019. Candidates will be asked to submit three confidential letters of recommendation at a later date. Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a highly selective residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective- or-new- faculty/opportunities-for- spouses-or- partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply. To create an application, please click on the Apply Now button at the right. Submit your application materials via this online application portal. Please do not send application material via email or postal mail.
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester MA: Two-Year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Environmental Studies[edit | edit source]
The Environmental Studies Program at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time, two-year postdoctoral fellowship (2020-2022) to begin August 2020. A recent Ph.D. with a strong emphasis in environmental studies within the humanities, arts, or social sciences is required. A Ph.D. from an interdisciplinary program in Environmental Studies is preferred. We are particularly interested in scholars whose work addresses one or more of the following issues: environmental racism, social and economic justice, globalism, development, sustainability, urban nature, human geography, environmentally displaced communities.
The fellow will teach three courses (2-1 or 1-2) per academic year, including Environmental Perspectives, an introduction to Environmental Studies. The fellow is eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. The Environmental Studies Program at Holy Cross has a strong core of dedicated faculty; our commitment to liberal arts education enables meaningful collaborations among faculty and across courses. To learn more about our program visit: https://www.holycross.edu/academics/programs/environmental-studies.
Candidates must complete the Ph.D. by August 2020. They must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.
Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, one sample syllabus of a course you have taught or would like to teach in this position, transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation.
In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission), and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience teaching, mentoring, or advising diverse student populations is an asset. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity. To learn more about faculty life at the College, applicants are encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.
The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/72278 .
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. For full consideration, please apply by January 18, 2020. Questions about this search may be directed to Prof. Sarah Luria, Director, Environmental Studies Program, email@example.com.
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in the city of Worcester, 45 miles west of Boston. 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 (http://www.newenglandherc.org). 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.
Apply by 1/18/19
Position begins 8/01/2020
Request for Skype interview (1/28)