Lecturer (Environmental Studies)

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL, US

The Environmental Studies program at the University of Chicago invites applications for a part-time lecturer position for the spring quarter of 2017 (March 27 to June 10, 2017). Salary will be $5,000.

The lecturer will teach a one quarter undergraduate course of their own design dealing with interdisciplinary environmental topics including but not limited to human-environmental relationships, environmental economics, and/or policy, development, globalization, environmental history, landscape studies and human ecology, and environmental ethics, philosophy, and representation.

Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary program that draws on the strengths of the University of Chicago to address human interaction with the natural world. The B.A. program combines specialized course work in the social and natural sciences with broad-based distribution requirements to prepare students to understand and address complex environmental issues.

Duties will include designing and teaching the course, maintaining office hours to advise students enrolled in the course. This position requires a background in human-environmental relationships, environmental policy, and/or environmental science. A Ph.D. is preferred but doctoral candidates and those with significant relevant experience are encouraged to apply. Teaching experience at a university level is preferred.

To apply for this position go to the University of Chicago Academic Careers website at https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, select requisition #03220, and upload a curriculum vitae, cover letter discussing your interest and qualifications for the position, contact information for one reference, and a syllabus that includes assignments, readings, and a detailed description of the proposed course.

Application deadline is February 18, 2017. Only complete applications will be considered.