[ES_JOBS_NET] Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science at Allegheny College

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Thu Jun 15 08:16:17 MDT 2017

The Department of Environmental Science at Allegheny College invites 
applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning August 
2017. Initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility to 
extend for two additional years or convert to tenure-track. We seek an 
individual with interdisciplinary teaching and research interests in 
environmental studies and a strong commitment to undergraduate 
education. We are particularly interested in candidates with teaching 
and research expertise in interdisciplinary approaches to environmental 
problem solving and collaborative research opportunities, and to assist 
with a new departmental initiative to train students for the UN 
Sustainable Development Goals 2030. A Ph.D. and previous teaching 
experience is strongly preferred. Teaching load is equivalent to 6 
courses per year and will include upper-level courses in the candidate’s 
area of expertise and those in the college-wide freshman-sophomore 
curriculum. Other courses might include those focused on environmental 
justice, ecological economics, environmental policy, climate science and 
change, subjects in the environmental humanities, or core courses in the 
department’s curriculum.

Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college in 
NW Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body and a 
dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. Allegheny College is committed to 
climate neutrality by 2020 and the candidate will have opportunities to 
contribute to campus sustainability. The environmental science 
department is consistently ranked within the top 5 environmental science 
departments in the country by environmentalscience.org, the department 
is also one of the oldest, having been established in 1972. Interested 
candidates should e-mail application materials (cover letter, CV, 
teaching and research statements) as a single PDF file (with candidate’s 
last name as filename) to Environmentalscience2017 at allegheny.edu. Three 
reference letters must be sent to the same email address. Review of 
applications begins on June 15, 2017 and will continue until the 
position is filled. Applicant must be authorized to work in the United 
States to be considered. Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity 
Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. 
Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other 
underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does 
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender 
identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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