Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Community Engagement, Michigan State University

The Department of Community Sustainability at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in environmental studies and community engagement at the assistant professor level, with a 60% research, 40% teaching appointment. We seek a colleague who will bring the scholarship of sustainability and community engagement to bear on critical environmental and natural resource issues challenging communities across Michigan, the U.S., and the world. Please see the position description for additional information about the duties of the position, the desired qualifications, and the application process. (Attached here: MSU Asst Prof – Envr Studies & Community Engagement)

Application Procedure: Qualified applicants MUST apply online on the MSU Applicant Page (MAP) website www.hr.msu.edu/hiring/msujobs.htm, referencing posting #2158. Applications must include the following: 1) a cover letter that includes the applicant’s perceived fit with the department; 2) a statement focusing on research experience and interests including methodological approaches; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience; 4) a curriculum vitae; and 5) contact information for three or more references. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the Search Committee chair, Dr. John Kerr via email or to set up a phone conversation at jkerr@msu.edu. Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2015, or until a suitable candidate is selected.