JOB – Asst. Professor; Goucher College

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies; Goucher College; Baltimore, Maryland

Goucher College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning Fall 2013 at the rank of assistant professor in Environmental Studies, with an emphasis on solutions to human-environmental interactions.  The new hire must be able to mentor students, perform scholarly research, have a strong commitment to teaching within the context of the liberal arts, and provide service to the Environmental Studies Program and the college.  Teaching duties include introductory, intermediate, and advanced environmental studies courses.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the social sciences (environmental studies, political science, sociology, sustainability, geography, anthropology, or a related field) and experience integrating knowledge from multiple disciplines to propose and/or implement solutions to environmental issues.  Preferred candidates will have teaching experience and demonstrated expertise using diverse perspectives and methodologies in one or more of the following areas: environmental policy, urban sustainability, environmental justice, and/or urban agriculture.  Ability to take advantage of (1) the College’s location through place-based learning and (2) the Colleges distinctive attributes, including community service and international perspective, is a plus.

Goucher College is a selective liberal arts college located in Towson, Maryland, twenty minutes north of Baltimore. As the first traditional liberal arts college in the country to require all undergraduate students to study abroad, Goucher is well known for its academic rigor, global perspective, and sense of community.  The college’s strategic plan emphasizes environmental sustainability and international and intercultural experiences.  There are opportunities for faculty to develop courses and experiences with an international focus.  Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and encourages applicants that will fulfill that mission.

Interested applicants must apply through Goucher’s online system by December 1, 2012.

Please submit the following application materials online:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Statements of scholarly and teaching interests, areas of expertise, and teaching philosophy.

Three letters of recommendation and official graduate transcripts should be forwarded separately to Provosts Office, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204-2794.

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.