Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Science at Allegheny College

Allegheny College
Meadville, Pennsylvania
Visiting Assistant Professor – Environmental Social Scientist

The Environmental Science Department at Allegheny College invites applicants for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning August 2014.  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 the social sciences.  A Ph.D. and previous teaching experience strongly preferred. Teaching load is equivalent to 6 courses per year and will include core courses in the department’s curriculum as well as upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.  Such courses may include political ecology, environmental policy, environmental geography, global environmental governance, and ecological economics.  Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars.

E-mail application material (cover letter, CV, teaching and research interests, and list of three references) as a single PDF file (with candidate’s last name as file name) to

Applicant must be authorized to work in the United States to be considered.  Review of applications begins on February 24, 2014.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a strong institutional commitment to develop a diverse faculty and staff. Women and members of other under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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