Assistant/Associate Professor in Environmental Studies

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Assistant/Associate Professor in Environmental Studies
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Environmental Studies Department, Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA, USA
December 6, 2013


Dickinson College invites applications for a tenure-track position in our Environmental Studies Department, commencing July 1, 2014. The successful candidate will be strongly interdisciplinary, with primary focus in the social sciences. The ideal candidate will contribute to a critical understanding of the relationship between society and environmental issues. Applications are invited from candidates with expertise in one or more of the broad array of social and behavioral sciences, including sociology, anthropology, geography, history, political science, psychology, communications, and related disciplines. Possible areas of expertise may include, but are not limited to: Climate change and energy use, sustainable food systems at a variety of scales, and resource conservation/management. Applications are encouraged from candidates with interest in integrating knowledge across academic domains, including the environmental sciences. The successful candidate will have a strong grounding in environmental studies, and will be expected to teach at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, initiate an active research agenda, engage students in research, and build on our strong community-based and/or global programs.
Dickinson College is a highly selective liberal arts college in South Central Pennsylvania with a national reputation for leadership in global and sustainability education. The Environmental Studies Department is one of the oldest and most broadly established in the nation, offering a wealth of research and co-curricular opportunities, including the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring, the College Farm, and the Center for Global Study and Engagement. The faculty works closely with Dickinson’s Center for Sustainability Education, which integrates sustainability across the college curriculum and promotes campus- and community-wide engagement in sustainability efforts.
To apply, submit a cover letter and CV online at by December 6.