Assistant Professor, Global Studies (Global Environments + Sustainability)

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA, United States 🇺🇸

The University of Virginia’s interdisciplinary program in Global Studies invites applications for a three-year general faculty position in the Global Environments + Sustainability concentration. The successful applicant will be appointed at the assistant professor level and will be responsible for teaching six undergraduate courses per year. We welcome applicants from all disciplines with experience in the teaching, research, and practice of sustainability related to global environmental challenges, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, urbanization, and environmental policy.  For more information on the Global Studies program please go to:

Candidates should hold a PhD or appropriate terminal degree by time of appointment.

Review of applications will begin on Monday, January 11th, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment begins with the fall semester of 2021.


*** Please note all required documents must be uploaded in the Resume’ box.***

***Applications that do not contain all the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

Apply online at search for posting #R0020496, complete the application, and attach the following: 

1.  A cover letter addressing your interest in the position and the Global Environments + Sustainability program as well as your experience working with diverse populations and your values regarding diversity, equity and inclusion.

2. Current curriculum vitae.

3. Two sample syllabi or course proposals

4. Contact information for three references

Questions about this position should be directed to Caterina Eubanks at [email protected]. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at [email protected].

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

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The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.