JOB – Visiting Position in Environmental Studies at Lafayette College

ISEE jobLafayette College invites applications for a one year visiting assistant professor position in Environmental Studies beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who will teach in and continue to foster the development of a new degree program in Environmental Studies. The candidate should be capable of teaching an introductory course in an interdisciplinary Environmental Studies major, an intermediate level course in Environmental Policy, and intermediate and advanced courses in his or her area of expertise.  Candidates with teaching and research interests in the social sciences or humanities are particularly desirable.  Expertise in environmental law is also desirable, however, we welcome applications from a broad range of specialties in environmental studies.

The teaching load at Lafayette College for visiting assistant professors is currently three courses each semester.

Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community, one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff.  All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Prospective applicants with inquiries about the position can contact Steven Mylon, Chair of the Programs in Environmental Science and Studies and Chair of the Search Committee at mylons@lafayette.edu or 610.330.5825.

The starting date is Fall Semester 2014, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must submit a letter of application, a current CV, sample course syllabi (including those for Introduction to Environmental Studies and Environmental Policy) and three letters of reference to Dr. Steven Mylon.  All application materials must be emailed as attachments in .pdf or .doc format with the subject line EVST SEARCH to schimpfk@lafayette.edu.