New York University invites applications from specialists in environmental ethics and philosophy for a full-time, non-tenure track assistant professor position in the Environmental Studies Program to start September 1, 2012, pending budgetary and administrative approval. The Environmental Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program in its fifth year, with faculty from across the university.
Responsibilities include developing and teaching courses in the Environmental Studies Program, advising undergraduates, supervising interns, and serving as a core faculty member in Environmental Studies. Teaching duties will include six courses annually, including internship seminars, with the possibility of a course reduction for a formal advising role. Previous research and teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required. The position is initially for 3 years, with the option of renewal based on performance. It does not have tenure implications.
Candidates should submit an application, including a CV, three letters of reference, and a writing sample. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011. Please apply online at the New York University Environmental Studies Program website, via the “Faculty Recruitment” link. You may use the following address in the cover letter, Chair of the Environmental Studies Search Committee, Environmental Studies Program, New York University, 285 Mercer Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10003. NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.