Seton Hall University, Environmental Studies
Lecturer, Environmental Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New Jersey, United States|
Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ) is pleased to announced a full-time, renewable non-tenure track Lecturer position in Environmental Studies. The application deadline has been extended to January 15.
The Environmental Studies Program at Seton Hall University (https://www.shu.edu/academics/ba-environmental-studies.cfm) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Lecturer position to begin in Fall 2022. The initial contract will be for the 2022-2023 AY and is renewable based on performance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Primary responsibility includes teaching four undergraduate courses per semester, assisting with student advising, and contributing to the development of the Environmental Studies program. Preference will be given to candidates with interdisciplinary training and attentiveness to the human dimensions of environmental problems; a demonstrated; a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion; and a commitment to undergraduate, experiential education. Areas of specialty are open but could include climate change; environmental racism and justice; urban environmental resilience; marine and coastal issues; or citizen science and environmental monitoring. Familiarity with and/or the ability to support student use of geospatial applications (e.g., ESRI ArcMap or QGIS), statistical software packages (e.g., SAS, SPSS, R), or topic modeling/ text mining/other digital humanities software packages (e.g., Omeka, Voyant), as part of course teaching is also desirable.
- Teaching responsibilities include the Environmental Studies Program’s introductory and capstone courses as well as the development and teaching of intermediate and advanced courses in their area of specialization. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate a history of creating and supporting experiential learning opportunities within their classes.
- A PhD in hand at the time of appointment is preferred, though ABD candidates who are close to completion will be considered.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
- Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that addresses their qualifications for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) teaching philosophy statement that explains how they would contribute to an undergraduate interdisciplinary program and a description of two or three intermediate and advanced interdisciplinary courses they would be interested in developing and teaching; and (4) a list of three potential references.
- Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2021, with the aim of conducting preliminary interviews in late January 2022. Questions about the position should be addressed to Dr. Thomas Rzeznik (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Dr. Thomas Rzeznik (Thomas.Rzeznik@shu.edu)
|Primary Category:||Environmental History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Public Policy