[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies Department at McDaniel College

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Mon Sep 11 17:25:33 MDT 2017

The Environmental Studies Department at McDaniel College invites applicants
for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning August 2018 at the rank of
Assistant Professor.

We seek an individual with interdisciplinary teaching and research interests
in environmental studies and a strong commitment to undergraduate education.
A Ph.D. and previous teaching experience is preferred. Teaching load is 6
courses a year, which includes introductory courses in Sustainability and/or
Environmental Problem Solving, intermediate and upper-level courses in the
candidate's area of expertise, and possible general education courses in
environmental studies. Candidates should be broadly trained in environmental
studies. Preferred areas of expertise include agroecology, agronomy,
sustainable food systems, food security, or food policy. This position is
designed to expand our program in the area of sustainable agriculture.
McDaniel College owns a 54-acre off-campus property that includes fields,
forests, ponds, and a creek. This position will help to expand the
development of this site and establish student-centered agricultural
activities. Experience with community gardening, student farming, or similar
agricultural initiatives is highly desired.

Position responsibilities include:

.         Teach and advise undergraduate students

.         Conduct and publish peer-reviewed research

.         Provide service to the College and relevant external

The position is open until filled, but priority will be given to
applications received before October 20, 2017. To apply for this position,
please apply online at  <https://employment.mcdaniel.edu/>
https://employment.mcdaniel.edu/ Please be prepared with a letter of
application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and statements on
teaching philosophy and areas of research interest. Letters of reference can
be uploaded by the applicant or sent by the references to
Provost at McDaniel.edu. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

One of forty colleges and universities nationwide known for its success at
changing the lives of it students, McDaniel College is a selective liberal
arts college located in central Maryland, an hours drive from Baltimore and
Washington, DC. Its primary commitment is to outstanding teaching and to
fostering critical and creative thinking and humane and responsible action.
McDaniel College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution and
welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support
diversity. College website:  <http://www.mcdaniel.edu/>


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