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Sustainable Agriculture Professor, St. Catharine College (KY)

Application deadline: May 15, 2014

The Berry Farming and Ecological Agrarianism Program at St. Catharine College is founded on the lifework of writer, farmer, and activist Wendell Berry. The program provides two interdisciplinary sustainable agriculture Bachelor’s degrees and seeks a faculty member to develop the curriculum’s agroecology and food systems components. The Department of Earth Studies invites applications for an 11-month teaching, research, and advising appointment from terminally-degreed candidates with specializations in organic and sustainable agriculture. Research areas may include but are not limited to agroecology, plant and soil science, horticulture, agronomy, and food systems development. Applicants should be committed to the agrarian principles expounded in Wendell Berry’s work.

Candidates should also be prepared to (1) assist the program director in designing field components for a campus farm; (2) implement courses in agroecology, plant and soil science, and food systems; (3) assist in the development of program goals; (4) advise students and contribute to recruitment efforts; and (5) work with the partnering organization, The Berry Center, to engage research activities that support mid-size and small-scale farm operations.

The selected candidate will teach a range of courses including but not limited to: organic crop production, soil ecology, livestock husbandry, and whole farms design. As available and as needed, the selected candidate will also teach botany, ecology, and environmental science courses.

To apply, submit a cover letter, current CV, unofficial transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to: St. Catharine College, Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2735 Bardstown Road, St. Catharine, KY 40061, Attn: Sustainable Agriculture Faculty Position. Electronic submissions (MS Word and/or PDF) may be emailed to ctucker@sccky.edu , subject: Sustainable Agriculture Faculty.    St. Catharine College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor, Sustainability Science, Furman University (SC)

Application deadline: April 30, 2014

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Furman University, a private liberal arts undergraduate institution, invites applications for a one-year position at the Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor level beginning in August 2014. Candidates should have a PhD or be ABD in Sustainability Science or a related field with a sustainability science focus and should be a dynamic and engaging individual with a desire to teach at the undergraduate level. Applicants should have demonstrated teaching and research expertise focusing on the interactions and feedbacks between environmental and social or human systems related to problems of sustainability. Teaching responsibilities consist of four courses with labs, including SUS 120 Principles of Sustainability Science and SUS 241 Social Systems, with the potential opportunity to teach an upper level course in the candidate’s specialty. The successful candidate will also be expected to interact with the Shi Center for Sustainability and become an affiliate faculty member of the Center.

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Sustainability Studies, Stony Brook University (NY)

Those candidates with skills in environmental justice, and/or Native American and Indigenous studies are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates with interdisciplinary experience in two or more of the following areas will be given the highest consideration; environmental literature and ecocriticism; eco-film and media studies; eco-aesthetics and design; eco-philosophy; eco-psychology; and digital humanitiesTraining and supervision of teaching assistants, supervising research/internships and academic advising experience. Curricular development, relevant research experience and publication record will also be evaluated.

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Visiting Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, Stony Brook University (NY)

Applicants with an interest in,or experience with environmental justice are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates with expertise in two or more of the following areas will be given the highest consideration: environmental and earth system science; global sustainability; resilience; risk and vulnerability; human-environment interactions; scenario analysis; sustainability policy and global politics; urban social-ecological systems; food and water use; ecological design; agricultural ecology; and  transportation. Training and supervision of teaching assistants supervising research/internships and academic advising experience. Curricular development,relevant researchexperience and publication record will also be evaluated. A record of/or potential for successful research funding.

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Blittersdorf Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy, University of Vermont

Review of applications begins March 1, 2014.

The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (RSENR) and the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) at the University of Vermont (UVM) seek applicants for a n endowed professorship in sustainability science and policy at the Associate or Full Professor rank.We seek a creative individual with demonstrated leadership experience, a passion for teaching, strong quantitative skills, and  interdisciplinary interests in areas such as energy systems design, energy policy, renewable technology development, and community energy planning. The successful candidate will be expected to advance interdisciplinary research and educational collaborations bridging the environmental sciences and engineering, participate in State energy and greenhouse gas policy discussions, and build relationships between UVM and Vermont’s energy community.

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Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, Oberlin College (OH)

Deadline: Feb. 21, 2014

The Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time, visiting faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year beginning in the fall semester of 2014 and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.

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Asst. Professor, Environmental Studies, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

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.

 

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Sustainability Director, U Nebraska-Lincoln

Deadline: Feb. 4, 2014

Develop and coordinate campus-wide programs of environmental stewardship, energy conservation, sustainability policy, environmental literacy, and community outreach. Coordinate academic, research operations, and student sustainability activities to foster a culture of sustainability among students, faculty and staff. Responsibilities include development of grant funding, corporate partnership, and programs that promote sustainability efforts. Serve as the point-of-contact for all sustainability activities on campus, including annual reporting requirements and other University policies relating to sustainability. In consultation with the Facilities Management and Operations Executive Director, assist in the development and oversight of a budget for the sustainability program. Work with the University Communications and Marketing Departments to increase awareness of UNL’s sustainability initiatives through various media.

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Assistant or Full Professor and Department Chair, Stetson University (FL)

Stetson University seeks a leader to develop its growing Environmental Science and Studies Department and to participate actively in the creation of a broadly interdisciplinary institute on the environment. Learn more.

Assoc. Professor, Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, The New School

Priority deadline: Dec. 15, 2013

The New School invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management at the level of Associate Professor, beginning July 1, 2014. The person in this position will serve as a member of the full-time faculty at the Milano School, a school housed within The New School for Public Engagement, a division of The New School. She or he will join a vibrant, diverse community of 35 full time and 60 part-time faculty and 750 students from 60 countries generating solutions to address the most pressing environmental challenges facing urban areas worldwide. He or she will teach courses and provide intellectual leadership in our new and rapidly growing master’s degree program in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, as well as environment related courses in international affairs, management, and urban policy across the Milano School. Although the teaching is primarily at the graduate level, she or he may also teach undergraduate courses.

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