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Roosevelt University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Sustainability Studies for a tenure-track position beginning 15 August 2015. Applicants should have the ability to teach multiple courses in the Sustainability Studies (SUST) undergraduate curriculum as well as general education, honors, and/or special topic courses related to their areas of expertise.
The application deadline is January 5, 2015.
For a full job description and application instructions, visit their website here.
Spring Break Short Course
Wednesday, March 18 – Sunday, March 22, 2015
Bermuda is a world leader in marine conservation and the perfect place to experience the wonder of coral reefs.
Let Columbia University’s Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) and the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) be your guides to the world of corals through lectures, labs, and fieldwork.
Join fellow students in Bermuda this March where you’ll participate in snorkel tours and trips to Whalebone Bay and Nonsuch Island.
- biology of corals
- ecology of coral communities
- anthropogenic factors that impact coral reefs
- coral reef restoration and sustainability
Course Syllabus (PDF) and Course Schedule (PDF)
Accommodations are provided by BIOS, an internationally renowned nonprofit marine research and educational institution in St. George’s, Bermuda.
Cost: $1,550* ($800 tuition + $750 room and board)
* flights are not included.
Anyone may apply. Limited space is available.
Interested in learning more? Contact:
Desmond Beirne, Program Manager
Coral Reef Ecology: Bermuda is part of the Earth Institute Certificate Program in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability.
USGBC Massachusetts is seeking an Intern for the Winter Semester:
USGBC MA Communications Intern
The USGBC MA Chapter seeks a green building/sustainability enthusiast to help us get our message out, grow our network and meet our mission to enable every person to live, work, learn and play in green buildings within a generation. We are a small organization of two full-time staff and many passionate volunteers that need an individual focused on tightening up and implementing our communications systems, freshening up our materials, and tracking our outreach and assessing its impact.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Sharing our events and programs via social media consistently and systematically
- Updating our events calendar
- Soliciting content from volunteers and partners to share on our network
- Reaching out to volunteers and partners to share our events with their networks
- Updating our Communications Manual
- Developing on-line and print marketing materials
- Supporting our volunteer Communications and Membership Committees
- Maintaining and updating the Chapter email distribution lists
- Assisting with website maintenance, monthly newsletters, and media outreach.
- Highly organized and a good communicator
- Ability to do both creative and routine work
- Proficiency in excel, constant contact and photoshop
- Graphic Design experience a plus
The Communications Intern will report and work closely with the USGBC MA, Executive Director. The Communications Intern is expected to work from the USGBC MA Chapter office in downtown Boston at least half their time. The Communications Intern will need to attend two meetings a month from 6-8PM as our volunteer Committees meet after normal work hours.
Students and recent graduates with a degree in communications, public relations, marketing, or related field are encouraged to apply. This is a $10/hour, three month commitment of 20 hours a week, with the potential to be extended or evolved into a more significant position.
Start Date: Early January 2015