JOB – Asst. Prof., Environ. Humanities; UW Oshkosh

Job: Assistant Professor in the Environmental Humanities University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Environmental Studies Program, with the position starting on September 1, 2015.
Review of applications begins on October 1.

The successful candidate will have a commitment to both undergraduate teaching and research; area of specialization within the humanities is open. Strong preference given to candidates with ability to teach courses on environmental ethics and history of environmental thought, an introductory course on sustainability as part of our University Studies Program, plus upper level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Research focus outside of North America and Western Europe preferred. The position involves advising ES majors and program building. Ph.D. required by time of appointment; teaching experience preferred.

Candidates should send 1) a cover letter explaining interdisciplinary range, experience, and vision for Environmental Studies, 2) a teaching statement, a list courses they can teach or would like to develop, and teaching evaluations if available; 3) research agenda; 4) curriculum vitae; 5) a writing sample; 6) transcripts (photocopies acceptable); 7) three current letters of recommendation.

Send materials to Dr. Jim Feldman, Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh WI 54901, feldmanj@uwosh.edu. UW Oshkosh is a national leader in campus sustainability in both operations and curriculum, and Environmental Studies is a vibrant, engaged, and supportive program.