[ES_JOBS_NET] Lecture-track field teaching position at Emory University, Atlanta, GA
shaunna.donaher at emory.edu
Mon Oct 17 13:09:26 MDT 2016
LTF Field Teaching Search position advertisement
The Department of Environmental Sciences at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, seeks applicants for a full-time lecture-track position (Lecturer) with a focus on field teaching, beginning Fall 2017. We are open to a wide range of disciplinary or interdisciplinary academic backgrounds relevant to field teaching in environmental sciences, geosciences, ecology, or related fields. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. granted by the time of the offer letter and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in an innovative interdisciplinary environment.
The successful applicant will advise students and teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses with a focus on teaching outdoor-based courses. Such courses could take place in and around the Emory campus-which has excellent resources for field teaching-as well as further afield, from the state of Georgia to around the world. We particularly welcome applicants with field-based research experience with undergraduate students, and interest or experience in community engagement and/or discipline-based education research. We also encourage applications from candidates with a strong track record of teaching and mentoring students from under-represented groups.
The initial appointment will be made for a period of three years with potential for promotion to Senior Lecturer after 6 years (in exceptional cases candidates could be considered at this rank). Please see: http://college.emory.edu/home/administration/policy/lecturer.html for details about lecture-track appointments at Emory.
The successful candidate will join a friendly and cohesive faculty group of tenure-track and lecture-track faculty (http://www.emory.edu/ENVS/) and will be expected to contribute to the academic life of the department, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University through service and academic committees.
Applicants should submit a cover letter; CV; two-page teaching statement; and the names and contact information of three references. Submit all application materials via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/37109). Evaluation of candidates will begin on November 14, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled; applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Questions related to the position (but not application materials) should be addressed to: envs.search at emory.edu<mailto:envs.search at emory.edu>.
Geoscience-focused applicants may also be interested to apply to a different position in Environmental Sciences / Geosciences at Emory University's Oxford campus, 40 miles east of Atlanta: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25066&siteid=5449&areq=65862br.
Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply.
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