JOB – Asst. Prof, Environmental Sustainability, UNC Wilmington

Tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in environmental sustainability beginning in August 2012. The position will be responsible for developing and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in sustainability and related areas, as well as supporting the current environmental studies curriculum. The Department of Environmental Studies seeks a candidate whose research addresses one or more aspects of environmental sustainability such as sustainable development, sustainable energy, economics of sustainability, human dimensions of sustainability, and/or applied green business/entrepreneurship development at the local/regional level. Candidates from various disciplines, particularly those with both practical and academic expertise in environmental sustainability, are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in a sustainability-related field is required. Candidates should have a defined research agenda and a strong commitment to teaching and working in an interdisciplinary academic context.
UNCW is located five miles from the Atlantic Ocean on a beautiful 656-acre campus in the historic port city of Wilmington on the Cape Fear River. The University currently enrolls more than 12,000 students.
To apply please visit the Web at A letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for 3 references must be attached to the online application system – not e-mailed, mailed or faxed. Adobe PDF or Word format documents are required. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 31, 2012 but they will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions regarding the online application system contact Jill Harrington in Human Resources at UNCW.