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 EnvironmentalStudies2014@allegheny.edu.

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.

The job posting can be found at: sites.allegheny.edu/hr/job_post/visiting-assistant-professor-environmental-social-scientist/