JOB – Assistant Professor, EJ, University of Colorado, Boulder

campus_boulder_arial_870x450The University of Colorado seeks candidates for a position of assistant professor in the area of Environmental Justice (EJ) who work on the normative dimensions of inequality, capacity, or recognition within one or more topical areas in environmental studies (e.g. hazardous waste and other point-source pollution, access to water or other natural resources, food systems, or climate change). Candidates with training in philosophy, political science, law and policy, legal theory, sociology, anthropology, public health, history, geography, environmental studies, or other relevant areas are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will be able to bridge multiple disciplines and connect normative and descriptive dimensions of EJ scholarship.

The successful candidate will have a primary appointment in the Environmental Studies program (ENVS) at CU-Boulder.  The ENVS Program is a dynamic, internationally recognized program with over 25 faculty, 55 graduate students, and approximately 800 undergraduate majors (http://www.colorado.edu/envs/). Applicants are encouraged to visit this site to learn more about ENVS’s broad curriculum and interdisciplinary composition.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2014 and will continue until the appointment is made. Please submit a cover letter indicating interest in the position, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, statements of research and teaching interests (at the graduate and undergraduate levels), and three letters of recommendation and/or complete contact information for at least three referees to https://www.jobsatcu.com, posting #F01759.  Candidates should use these documents to demonstrate an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to research and education in environmental studies. A PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in disciplines related to environmental studies at the time of appointment, evidence of current scholarly activity as well as a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education are required.

Potential candidates seeking additional information, or those wishing to submit nominations, may contact the Search Committee Chair, Benjamin Hale, bhale@colorado.edu. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator hr-ada@colorado.edu.

More information: https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/88245