Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Sustainability Science

Greenville, South Carolina - Posted on: Wednesday 03/19/14

Description

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Furman University, a private liberal arts undergraduate institution, invites applications for a one-year position at the Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor level beginning in August 2014. Candidates should have a PhD or be ABD in Sustainability Science or a related field with a sustainability science focus and should be a dynamic and engaging individual with a desire to teach at the undergraduate level. Applicants should have demonstrated teaching and research expertise focusing on the interactions and feedbacks between environmental and social or human systems related to problems of sustainability. Teaching responsibilities consist of four courses with labs, including SUS 120 Principles of Sustainability Science and SUS 241 Social Systems, with the potential opportunity to teach an upper level course in the candidate’s specialty. The successful candidate will also be expected to interact with the Shi Center for Sustainability and become an affiliate faculty member of the Center. Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2014.

Qualifications

Teaching and research expertise focusing on the interactions and feedbacks between environmental and social or human systems related to problems of sustainability. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Experience at a liberal arts institution. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and staff at Furman, particularly the Shi Center for Sustainability.

Related Links

Interested candidates please apply online at: https://jobs.furman.edu/postings/4291