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 https://apply.interfolio.com/40269 , 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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