Environmental Studies - Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

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Position Title Environmental Studies - Assistant Professor, Tenure Track FLSA Exempt Primary Responsibilities

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.

Preferred Qualifications Faculty Status Tenure Track Appointment Timing Full Year Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FA00112 Desired Start Date 08/15/2019 Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a letter of application, C.V., a paragraph description of upper division courses the candidate would teach, and a statement that demonstrates your commitment to diversity and inclusion. These documents can be uploaded in the “Applicant Documents” section of your application.

Additionally, two confidential references are required [the required information input in the reference contact information section of your application will be utilized to send a system-derived email requesting a recommendation letter from each reference].

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.

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Accept References Yes Minimum Requests 2 Maximum Requests 3 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Description of Upper Level Courses
  4. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document




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Posted: 12/29/2018
Application Due: 3/26/2019
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