Asst/Assoc/Professor of Environmental Resource Policy
Posting Number: Fac/Lib000500
Academic Title: Asst/Assoc/Professor of Environmental Resource Policy
Administrative Title: Director of ENRP Program
Discipline Social Sciences
Specialty: Environmental Policy
Position Status: Preapproved - New
Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2014
Employee Class Code/Category: F9 - UV Faculty Chair/Director RFT
Position Description Summary:
The George Washington University's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a new faculty member to direct its MA Program in Environmental Resource Policy. We seek a scholar with research and teaching interests in the interdisciplinary analysis of environmental policy issues, as well as strong administrative skills. Because ENRP is a professional program offering a terminal degree, the Director must be able to infuse a practitioner's perspective into the curriculum and daily operations of the program. This is a non-tenure track position with an initial multi-year contract and the possibility of renewal. The rank and salary are open and will be determined by the qualifications of the successful candidate. For information on the program, see http://programs.columbian.gwu.edu/enrp/.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The faculty member will direct GW's MA Program in Environmental Resource Policy, as well as its related certificate program. The Director will be responsible for overseeing outreach to prospective students, leading the admissions process, orienting and advising students, appointing adjunct faculty as needed, maintaining effective relationships with ENRP alumni, raising the profile of the ENRP program in the environmental policy community in the U.S., expanding the size of the student body, and teaching graduate courses. The faculty member is also expected to maintain a relevant research agenda.
(1) A Ph.D. in a field related to the study of environmental policy (e.g., environmental studies, environmental science, public policy, sustainability).
(2)Demonstrated working knowledge of major U.S. environmental policies, and the associated scientific, economic, political, and legal issues
(3) Administrative experience relevant to directing an interdisciplinary graduate program
(4) Teaching experience at the graduate level
5) A research record related to one or more of the subject areas of the ENRP program.
Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, people of color, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, and a summary of relevant administrative experience (under “Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants”). Only complete applications will be considered. Finalists will be asked to provide three letters of reference and teaching evaluations.
Department Link: http://go.gwu.edu/enrp
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Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
The George Washington University is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.
Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs:80/postings/18121
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Ph.D. in a field related to the study of environmental policy?
- * Do you have a working knowledge of major U.S. environmental policies and the associated scientific, economic, political, and legal issues?
- * Do you have administrative experience relevant to directing an interdisciplinary graduate program?
- * Do you have teaching experience at the graduate level?
- * Do you have a research record related to one of more of the subject areas of the Environmental Resource Policy Program?
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Teaching and Research Interest
- Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants
The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.