LTF Field Teaching Search position advertisement
The Department of Environmental Sciences at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, seeks applicants for a full-time lecture-track position (Lecturer) with a focus on field teaching, beginning Fall 2017. We are open to a wide range of disciplinary or interdisciplinary academic backgrounds relevant to field teaching in environmental sciences, geosciences, ecology, or related fields. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. granted by the time of the offer letter and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in an innovative interdisciplinary environment.
The successful applicant will advise students and teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses with a focus on teaching outdoor-based courses. Such courses could take place in and around the Emory campus—which has excellent resources for field teaching—as well as further afield, from the state of Georgia to around the world. We particularly welcome applicants with field-based research experience with undergraduate students, and interest or experience in community engagement and/or discipline-based education research. We also encourage applications from candidates with a strong track record of teaching and mentoring students from under-represented groups.
The initial appointment will be made for a period of three years with potential for promotion to Senior Lecturer after 6 years (in exceptional cases candidates could be considered at this rank). Please see: http://college.emory.edu/home/administration/policy/lecturer.html for details about lecture-track appointments at Emory.
The successful candidate will join a friendly and cohesive faculty group of tenure-track and lecture-track faculty (http://www.emory.edu/ENVS/) and will be expected to contribute to the academic life of the department, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University through service and academic committees.
Applicants should submit a cover letter; CV; two-page teaching statement; and the names and contact information of three references. Submit all application materials via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/37109). Evaluation of candidates will begin on November 14, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled; applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Questions related to the position (but not application materials) should be addressed to:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Geoscience-focused applicants may also be interested to apply to a different position in Environmental Sciences / Geosciences at Emory University’s Oxford campus, 40 miles east of Atlanta: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25066&siteid=5449&areq=65862br.
Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply.