Macalester College, Environmental Studies
Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Policy/Environmental History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Minnesota, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Macalester College Department of Environmental Studies invites applications for a one-year visiting position in environmental history and environmental policy to begin Fall 2015. PhD or advanced ABD required. Qualified candidates must demonstrate an interdisciplinary background at the intersection of environmental history and politics/policy. The successful candidate will be expected to teach five courses total, including one section of U.S. Environmental History, one section of Environmental Policy (with content spanning both US and global politics), and three additional topics courses. Geographical focus and field of specialization are open.
The Environmental Studies Department emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of environmental issues. We seek applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching and research in an interdisciplinary, liberal arts setting. We are especially interested in candidates committed to advancing the College's mission of educational excellence with a special emphasis on multiculturalism, internationalism, and civic engagement. We strongly encourage applications from women and minority candidates. To apply, go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo and electronically submit a letter of application, CV, two letters of reference, and any supporting materials including potential topic courses. Questions can be addressed to Dan Hornbach, Chair, Department of Environmental Studies (mailto:email@example.com). Applications received by June 15, 2015, will receive first consideration.
Macalester College (http://www.macalester.edu) is a selective, private liberal arts college in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Our urban location provides numerous opportunities for teaching and research collaborations with local businesses, public agencies and community organizations. The College enrolls approximately 2000 students from almost all 50 states and approximately 80 countries. Macalester is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to diversity. The College prides itself on providing support for excellence in teaching and in faculty scholarship. We are especially interested in candidates committed to working with students of diverse backgrounds.
Dan Hornbach, Chair, Department of Environmental Studies (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org)