Sarah Lawrence College seeks a visiting faculty member in environmental studies for a one-semester, two-course position for the fall semester of 2014. The candidate should be prepared to teach at least on course focusing on water resources and management, including the Hudson River. A second course may be structured around topics of particular interest to undergraduates interested in environmental studies, ranging from health, toxics, political ecology, environmental justice and/or area studies and environment, or other key themes.
Sarah Lawrence is a coeducational liberal arts college dedicated to individualized education. In addition to teaching small seminars of 15 students, faculty members meet bimonthly with each student individually to work on a project culminating in a paper. We seek a person dedicated to developing the writing and critical analysis skills of their students. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in history, sociology, anthropology, politics, geography or another social science discipline, and have college level teaching experience. Exceptionally well-qualified candidates may be in the final stages of completing their doctoral program.
Application materials must include: Cover letter, CV, two course descriptions and sample syllabi. Also, please arrange for two letters of recommendation (with ES Studies Search in the subject line) to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on June 12, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants may apply online at: https://slc.simplehire.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=50706
Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at http://www.slc.edu.