The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), located in Annapolis, Maryland, is a think-tank type research center funded by the National Science Foundation through the University of Maryland. SESYNC promotes interdisciplinary synthesis research on the sustainability of coupled human-natural systems, and is seeking a candidate to provide support and leadership for facilitating research team interactions and progress. Learn more.
Founded in September of 2011, Food Recovery Network (FRN) is the largest national student-led food recovery movement working to bring food recovery programs to colleges across the country. Made up of dozens of chapters at colleges and universities, FRN has recovered over 300,000 pounds of food and is rapidly expanding.
We are looking for 7 fellows to work full-time on the Expansion and Member Support teams at FRN HQ in College Park, Maryland. Fellowships start on August 11, 2014 and end May 15, 2015. Fellows receive a $1,500 per month stipend.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City seeks a teacher-scholar to aid in steering our environmental-studies program. St. Mary’s currently has a vibrant and popular minor in environmental studies, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead the expansion of this program into a major. Rank is assistant to associate level, with experience in environmental studies in the liberal-arts environment required. Candidate must have a Ph.D. Preferred fields include environmental studies or an environmentally related interdisciplinary field such as sustainability studies, but other areas will be considered with relevant experience. Teaching requirements include a core required environmental-studies class, plus intermediate or upper-level courses appropriate to the individual’s area of expertise, and supervision of senior-level St. Mary’s Projects. A successful applicant will be an outstanding teacher, committed to attracting and retaining students from underrepresented groups.
The Coordinator, University Recycling is responsible for the overall management and development of the recycling and waste management program at the College Park campus. In coordination with other campus agencies, the incumbent will evaluate existing waste recycling related policies, practices and procedures and implement programmatic and operational changes designed specifically to increase campus participation and achieve the campus’ established program objectives and sustainability initiatives. The position will oversee the operation of the campus’ recycling center, recycling group, and solid waste group.