This is a call for contributions to a peer-reviewed, edited volume entitled “Learner-centered Teaching Activities for Environmental and Sustainability Studies.” We are looking for contributions describing a favorite in-the-lecture-classroom teaching activity that is simple, easy-to-implement, engages students to become active learners, and that could be used by other instructors in environmental and sustainability studies courses (including a range of biology-centered ones).
Deadline: for complete consideration, contributions should be submitted by January 20, 2015; earlier submissions will be given higher priority.
The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2015–16 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows. The fellowship program, directed by Christof Mauch (LMU Munich) and Helmuth Trischler (Deutsches Museum) is designed to bring together excellent scholars who are working in environmental history and related disciplines. Successful applicants are expected to begin their fellowship between September 1st. 2015 and December 1st. 2016. Deadline for applications: 31 January 2015. Continue reading
The Middlebury School of the Environment at Middlebury College, Vermont, is now accepting applications for four faculty positions for Summer 2015 (June 17 to July 31). There is one position available in each of the following fields: Environmental Humanities, Environmental Social Sciences, Environmental Art, and Environmental Science. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Continue reading
Society & Natural Resources (SNR), a leading international environmental social science journal seeks formal expressions of interest from individuals seriously interested in consideration for a part-time, 12 month, term appointment as Assistant Editor of the journal. The Assistant Editor will work under the supervision of incoming Editors-in-Chief Dr. David Sonnenfeld, Dept. of Environmental Studies, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF), Syracuse, NY; and Dr. Peter Leigh Taylor, Dept. of Sociology, Colorado State University (CSU), Fort Collins, CO. The position will remain open until filled.
Binghamton University (SUNY) is seeking a Director for the Environmental Studies Program, with a Fall 2015 start date. This hire will be at the Associate Professor level. This is a core hire position for the Sustainable Communities Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence (TAE), one of five TAEs that Binghamton University has identified for growth under the auspices of the SUNY2020 plan. Deadline: applications will be considered until the position is filled, but priority will be given to those received by November 30, 2014. Continue reading
The Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Department at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track, nine-month faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2015.
Review of applications began October 31, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Continue reading