Visiting Assistant Professor – Environmental Humanities (1yr) 2017-2018

Gettysburg, PA
Jan 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Environmental Humanities in the interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Department ( beginning August, 2017. 

Field of specialization is open.  Teaching responsibilities include one or more upper-division courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, an environmental humanities core course for Environmental Studies majors, and Environmental Issues, an introductory environmental studies course for non-majors. The teaching load for this position will be three courses each semester.


The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in a humanities field, although ABD will be considered, and be committed to interdisciplinary teaching in the liberal arts tradition. 

Application Details:

Applicants should apply online at: A cover letter, curriculum vitae and statement of teaching and research goals should be submitted.  In addition, applicants should enter the names and email addresses of three professional references.  After the applicant completes his/her on-line application, the professional references indicated will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically.  At least one individual should be able to speak to the candidate’s teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin on March 1st, 2017 and will continue until a successful candidate is found.  Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Rud Platt at

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of over 2,600 students. Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.