ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY POSITION OPENING

UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS

POSITION:   Assistant Professor

DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL:   Environmental Studies

AVAILABLE:   September 2018

POSTING DATE:   October 16, 2017

APPLICATION DATE:   December 1, 2017

The Environmental Studies Department at the University of Redlands invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Teaching interests must focus on energy and environment, broadly conceived in the United States and abroad, with research interests that demonstrate a specialization in alternative/renewable energy policy, climate implications, politics, and/or planning. Teaching load is 6 courses per year, one of which may be offered as an intensive seminar or travel course during the month of May.   

The University values applicants who have experience working with students from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Applicants are asked to identify their strengths and experiences in assisting diverse student populations to accomplish curricular goals. The successful applicant will be expected to support the College of Arts and Science’s general education curriculum.

The University is located sixty miles east of downtown Los Angeles, in a town of 70,000. The campus is surrounded by orange groves and sits at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains, one hour from the coast, and 45 minutes from Palm Springs.

Application Deadline:   Applications received by December 1 are assured consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:   A doctoral degree or terminal degree in a relevant environmental field is required. Multidisciplinary training in environmental science, policy and management is preferred. Preferred candidates will have interdisciplinary training in the biophysical and environmental policy aspects of energy development, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentorship, a promising record of scholarly achievement and a research interest in environmental aspects of energy that is applicable to questions of climate change, sustainability, and/or impacts on diverse communities. Desirable qualifications for this position include: research interests that demonstrate understanding of complex environmental systems and their interaction with human social systems; ability to contribute to our practical experience in environmental problem-solving; GIS skills; and an ability to thrive in an undergraduate program, within a small private liberal arts university, where excellence in teaching is highly valued. An ideal candidate will enrich interdisciplinary offerings on campus through course offerings and advising.

To Apply: Applicants should send a letter addressing their teaching interests, current CV, at least three letters of reference, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of professional writing to Wendy McIntyre, Ph.D., at Apply@redlands.edu. Limit attachments to 10 MB per email. In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call (909) 748-8040.

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