Part-time Lecturer (Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning: Urban Political Ecology) via Monster

Tufts University

Medford, MA, United States 🇺🇸

Tufts’ Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning seeks a part-time lecturer to teach a course in the summer of 2017 in Urban Political Ecology, with a focus on environmental politics and community development. The course will be taught in the first summer session, from May 24 to June 30, on Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00-9:30pm.

The course should give an overview of the field of political ecology, its research, literature and main debates, and address some of the following topics: the politics of urban nature; consumerism, consumption, and the commons; environmental degradation and marginalization; the political ecology of urban green spaces; social justice, environmental justice, and food justice; community and environmental governance.

For questions about the position, please contact Professor Julian Agyeman at [email protected].

Qualifications: PhD in Urban Studies, Urban Policy, Environmental Studies, or Political Ecology. College-level teaching experience; research and publications in urban political ecology, preferred.

Application Requirements: All applicants must submit on Interfolio, at , a cover letter, CV, sample syllabus in Urban Political Ecology, and the names and contact information of three references. 

Review of applications will begin February 1st and end February 22nd, 2017.

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