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Faculty Position Available: Sustainability and Environmental Policy- Quest University Canada

Quest University Canada invites applicants for a full-time continuing faculty position in the area of Sustainability and Environmental Policy. The University seeks applications from individuals who show evidence of innovative pedagogy, collaborative teaching, and creative curriculum development across disciplines.
The University invites applicants with a background in life, physical or social sciences, and demonstrated research contributions in scientifically based sustainability and environmental policy. Areas of study could include climate change, air, water or soil quality, energy use, waste management, agriculture, forestry, urban development, technology, or socio-ecological resilience. Those with research foci in wildlife conservation biology, marine conservation, protected areas, or ecology need not apply. Preference will be given to candidates with a) strong quantitative and data analysis skills, and/or GIS skills, and b) expertise in US and/or Canadian environmental policy.
The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in and desire to develop interdisciplinary Concentration courses and teach Foundation courses across the Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences.  A PhD (or equivalent) and demonstrated teaching experience are required. Applicants must have taught, led and designed at least one, 40+ hour university-level course. Although research, especially that involving undergraduates, is encouraged, those seeking a research-focused faculty position should not apply.
All applications must include (1) a cover letter of no more than two pages (a) demonstrating familiarity with the Quest academic program, (b) specifying how your specific previous research or teaching experiences make you qualified to teach Foundation courses across at least two of our academic divisions, (c) discussing which interdisciplinary courses you can create for our Concentration program and how it will expand our current offerings to Quest students, and (d) explaining what you can contribute to our innovative curriculum; (2) a curriculum vitae, including the name and contact information of three references, and (3) a one page statement of teaching philosophy. Applications should be sent to lsfaculty@questu.ca. The start date for the position will be August 1, 2014.

 

Massachusetts Clean Energy Internship Program

 MassCEC and the New England Clean Energy Council help prepare the next generation of clean energy workers by connecting students and recent graduates with Massachusetts companies in need of interns. Since its inception in 2011, this program has placed hundreds of students and recent graduates in clean energy companies across the Commonwealth, with dozens of those interns going on to receive full-time job opportunities at their host companies.

To participate in the program, students and recent graduates must have attended a Massachusetts college or university or be a Massachusetts resident. Your resume will be included in a “resume book” that companies have access to and can contact you if there is a good fit. MassCEC also keeps a clean energy job board, which lists up-to-date employment opportunities.

 

Submit your resume here
Please email workforce@masscec.com with any questions.

Climate Summer program, Better Future Project

Application deadline: March 1, 2014

Climate Summer is a leadership development program for young adults who join with communities across New England to participate in both building the fossil fuel resistance and supporting the development of the solutions we need to mitigate and adapt to climate change. We know that now is the time to act, and each summer, we share basic organizing skills with dozens of young people and then send them out on the road in small teams to live and work together, to learn from local partners, and to bring energy and a movement-building perspective into communities across the region.

Learn more.

Various positions, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (Multiple locations)

C40 supports the world’s megacities in achieving meaningful reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and climate risk. Through C40, the governments of 63 world cities share knowledge and work together on local efforts that achieve global impact. The jobs are in: Communications, Governance & Global Partnerships, and Operations. View the job descriptions here.

Vice Present, Climate and Energy Programs, CERES (Boston)

Ceres is seeking a Vice President of Climate & Energy Programs to lead strategy, initiatives, and sector-based programming in a fast-paced, not-for-profit, organization with a $9+ million budget. This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced professional to build on Ceres’ solid achievements in promoting a market-oriented change agenda, in engaging businesses and investors, and in mobilizing them to take action in ways that further the public and environmental good. To apply, email a resume and cover letter directly to maureen@msalkinassociates.com

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