The Environmental Studies Program at Bucknell University invites applications for an assistant professor position in environmental humanities to begin August 2013. The successful candidate will bring a strong background in humanistic aspects of environmental studies to a well-established interdisciplinary undergraduate program and facilitate the incorporation of humanities into the core of the curriculum. Candidates should have a PhD in humanistic environmental studies or a humanities discipline with a clearly evident environmental focus. A completed PhD at time of appointment is strongly preferred, but ABD candidates will be considered. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and demonstrated potential for excellent scholarly work in environmental humanities are also required.
The person chosen to fill this position will teach 5 courses per year including contributions to the 3-course core sequence in the curriculum. Additional courses will include offerings in the candidate’s area of expertise as well as periodic introductory courses for non-majors. More information about the environmental studies curriculum can be found at http://www.bucknell.edu/x46096.xml
Applications must be made online at: www.bucknell.edu/jobs. Online applications require a cover letter, CV, a teaching portfolio (including teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and course evaluations), a research portfolio (including a statement on the candidate’s scholarly agenda and one writing sample), and three letters of reference. More detailed guidelines on submissions can be found at the Jobs at Bucknell website listed above. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
Bucknell University values a diverse college community and is committed to excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff and students. Bucknell University’s integrated environment for student learning and growth supports the goal of diversity and builds connections to a global society.