Environmental Studies - Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Job description

St. Lawrence University invites applications for a tenure-track position in environmental studies, beginning August 2019.

We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic and national perspectives to their teaching, scholarship and/or service.

The successful candidate will be an environmental scientist with an academic interest focused broadly on the local and global environmental impacts of agriculture. Areas of expertise could include agronomy, agro-ecology, food systems, regenerative agriculture, or the environmental benefits of sustainable agriculture, or subsistence, indigenous, and/or cross-cultural food systems. In addition, field-oriented knowledge of the natural world and an ability to teach field-oriented courses that could utilize our Living Laboratory, our department’s 100-acre working landscape, and regional farms are preferred. This person would also take on a significant leadership role in managing the Living Laboratory, and preferably establish a research program at that site. This person will teach three courses per semester including Introduction to Environmental Studies as well as upper division courses in their field of interest or related subjects that complement the existing curriculum, and rotate in to the university’s First Year Program and/or teach in other university programs such as the Sustainability Program, Adirondack Semester, or other off-campus programs. The successful candidate will also have an on-going program of research and published scholarship that may include undergraduate students.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. is strongly preferred; advanced ABD will be considered.

Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Review of applications begins January 10, 2019. Please direct any questions or queries to Professor Sara Ashpole at [email protected].

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 10/15/2018
Application Due: 12/14/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package