Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Humanities

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Geneva, NY, United States 🇺🇸

Environmental Studies Program

The Environmental Studies (ES) Program at Hobart and William Snith Colleges in Geneva, NY invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Environmental Humanities beginning July 1, 2018. We seek a colleague with a background in environmental humanities or humanist social sciences with teaching and research interests in environmental literature, justice, ethics, or a related field. Teaching load is five courses per year (two semesters), including an introductory course and a 200-level “Human Values and the Environment” course. The candidate’s expertise should complement that of current ES faculty. Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in a relevant environmental humanities field; applicants with degrees in the social sciences must make a compelling case that their work is humanist in nature. Advanced ABD candidates will be considered. Familiarity with interdisciplinary work at liberal arts institutions is highly desirable. Appointment will only be made at the Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor rank.

Application Instructions

Please send a signed letter of application, CV, and a syllabus for an introductory or mid-level environmental humanities course you might teach, and contact information for three references via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/49792. For ABD applicants, one letter should be from the dissertation supervisor, indicating progress toward completion of the degree. Review of applications will begin April 10, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the program see http://www.hws.edu/academics/envirostudies/ . Questions regarding Interfolio should be directed to Peggy Ferran ([email protected]). EOE


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