JOB – Asst. Prof., Environmental Studies, Lafayette College

Faculty position
Environmental Studies
Lafayette College

Lafayette College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Environmental Studies beginning in the Fall Semester, 2015. Applications due November 15, 2014.

Lafayette College is 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 successful candidate will have a PhD in Environmental Studies or related field and a promising scholarly record.

Lafayette College is a highly selective private undergraduate college with academic programs and opportunities characteristic of larger institutions. Academic responsibilities include teaching 4 courses the first year, and then 5 courses a year in subsequent years, and participating in events and programming related to Environmental Studies.

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 Dru Germanoski, Co-Director of the Programs in Environmental Science and Studies and Chair of the Search Committee at or 610.330.5196.

The starting date is Fall Semester 2015, and applications will be accepted until November 15, 2014. Candidates should submit a letter of application, statement of teaching and research interests, vita, college and graduate school transcripts, and have three letters of reference submitted to Dr. Dru Germanoski. All application materials must be emailed as attachments in .pdf or .doc format with the subject line EVST SEARCH to