Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Posted Date: Jan 15, 2014
Application Due Date: Feb 21, 2014
Department: Environmental Studies
VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
The Environmental Studies Program at
We seek a candidate able to integrate the technical, social, political, cultural, and ecological issues surrounding energy acquisition, use and impacts. The ideal candidate will combine training in the physical and social sciences (and/or applied fields such as engineering, architecture, systems dynamics, and energy technology), and will have cross disciplinary interests and experiences. Disciplines in which an incumbent might be cross-trained could, for example, include urban planning and design, ecological design, transportation policy and planning, climate change policy, sociology, or psychology.
The faculty member occupying this position will teach five courses, including Environment and Society (an introductory course required for all majors), Energy and Society (an intermediate level course) and additional intermediate or upper level courses appropriate to the individual’s area of specialization. Oberlin’s
Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in hand or expected when the appointment begins and should demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is highly desirable. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To be assured of consideration, complete materials including a letter of application, a general teaching statement, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts, and at least three letters of reference should be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 21, 2014. Application materials received after that date will be considered until the position is filled. While electronic documents are preferred, hard copy can be sent to John Petersen, Director, Environmental Studies Program,
Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, family relationship to an employee of Oberlin College, and gender identity and expression.
Oberlin is a four-year, selective liberal arts college in northern
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