Kobe College, Biosphere Sciences
Drake Visiting Professor in Environmental Sustainability
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Call for Applications for Visiting Professor, Kobe College
Kobe College (http://www.kobe-c.ac.jp/ekc), a liberal arts and sciences college and one of the oldest educational institutions for women in Japan, is accepting applications for a one-year Visiting Professor in the Department of Biosphere Sciences, School of Human Sciences, for the period 2013-2014. This position is financially supported by the Japanese Education Exchange Program of Kobe College Corporation-Japan Education Exchange (KCC-JEE), a supporting organization of Kobe College in the U.S.A. Please access the following pages for more information:
The successful applicant is expected to actively participate in its educational program, “Woman Leaders Promoting ESD based on Local Community.” This program accepts several female graduate students from Asia and Africa for one year and gives them the opportunity to study and conduct research with our faculty and graduate students.
Details of the Position
Period of Employment: October 1, 2013 – September 30, 2014
1. At least 3-years teaching and research experience in the tertiary and graduate level in the related fields of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). This could include Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, and Pedagogy.
2. Currently teaching at a university or college in North America or Asia.
3. Good English language skills.
4. Sympathetic with the educational ideals of Kobe College, which are based on its Christian identity.
1. Willing to actively participate in the educational program for graduate students, “Woman Leaders Promoting ESD based on Local Community” (program brochure is viewable at www.kccjee.org/pages/program_pages/bryantdrakepage.htm).
2. Willing to teach the following classes:
a. Comparative Class on ESD issues (for graduate students).
b. Preservation of Environment in Asia (omnibus class for graduate students,).
c. Special Lecture for graduate students.
d. Related topics on Asian studies (for graduate students).
e. Environmental Sociology for undergraduate students.
The overall teaching load (comparable to that of a US liberal arts college or university) and content of lectures will be determined further based on the successful applicant’s career.
1. Competitive salary based on the applicant’s career, including health insurance.
2. Housing and utilities.
3. Roundtrip airfare to Japan and reasonable moving expenses.
Documents to be submitted:
1. Curriculum vitae.
2. List of publications.
3. Copies of two representative publications in English.
4. One page Summary of Teaching and Areas of Research.
5. Name, affiliation, and e-mail address of one referee to be directly contacted.
Send all pertinent documents in electronic form BY JANUARY 10, 2013
(though applications will be considered until position is filled) to:
(Robert J. Mason, Professor, Geography & Urban Studies, Temple University)
Robert J. Mason
Professor, Geography & Urban Studies, Temple University
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