Allegheny College: Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

The Department of Environmental Science at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA invites applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning August 2017. Initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility to extend for two additional years or convert to tenure-track.

The Department seeks an individual with interdisciplinary teaching and research interests in environmental studies and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. They are particularly interested in candidates with teaching and research expertise in interdisciplinary approaches to environmental problem solving and collaborative research opportunities, and to assist with a new departmental initiative to train students for the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030. 

A Ph.D. and previous teaching experience is strongly preferred. Teaching load is equivalent to 6 courses per year and will include upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise and those in the college-wide freshman-sophomore curriculum. Other courses might include those focused on environmental justice, ecological economics, environmental policy, climate science and change, subjects in the environmental humanities, or core courses in the department’s curriculum.

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Nearly all our present ecological problems arise from deep-seated social problems.
— Murray Bookchin