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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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Program Coordinator, Center for Sustainability, Furman University (SC)

The mission of the Furman University David E. Shi Center for Sustainability is to promote interdisciplinary research and teaching in support of sustainability on campus and in the greater community. The Program Coordinator oversees the Center’s student, faculty, and community programs and seeks out partnerships for research and development opportunities as part of the Center’s strategic vision. The position serves as the primary point of contact for Center student co-curricular programs.

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