Bryn Mawr College — Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Studies

The Bi-College Department of Environmental Studies at Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College invites applications for two full-time, beginning tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Environmental Studies to begin August 1, 2018. One position is in Environmental Humanities and the Arts (broadly defined) and the other in Environmental Social Sciences (broadly defined). Successful candidates will be joining a newly established Bi-College Environmental Studies Department. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. or other terminal degree requirements by the start date.

For the Environmental Humanist position, we seek candidates in environmental studies grounded in one or more of the humanities or arts, including philosophy, history, literary and/or visual studies, critical theory, cultural studies or the creative arts. For the Environmental Social Scientist position, we seek candidates in environmental studies grounded in one or more of the social sciences, including anthropology, human geography, economics, political science or sociology. For both positions, we seek individuals with the type of interdisciplinary graduate training common to Ph.D. programs in Environmental Studies, with a preference for candidates who hold their terminal degree in Environmental Studies.

Candidates must show demonstrated promise in research and a serious commitment to undergraduate teaching. The faculty members filling these positions will teach courses at all levels in our Environmental Studies curriculum, including our mid-level Environmental Service Learning course. For both positions, we welcome candidates whose scholarship and teaching address issues at the intersection of the environment and social justice, ethics, race, class, and gender. We are looking for candidates excited by the opportunity to contribute to the development and growth of our new Bi-College Environmental Studies Department. Prior experience teaching in an interdisciplinary Environmental Studies program is desirable.

To apply for the Environmental Humanist position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and statement of teaching philosophy by October 2, 2017 to the Environmental Studies Department Search Committee via Interfolio By Committee at https://apply.interfolio.com/43000. In addition, candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Environmental Studies Department Search Committee. Applications received by October 2, 2017 will receive full consideration.

To apply for the Environmental Social Scientist position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and statement of teaching philosophy by October 2, 2017 to the Environmental Studies Department Search Committee via Interfolio ByCommittee at: https://apply.interfolio.com/43001. In addition, candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Environmental Studies Department Search Committee. Applications received by October 2, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Located in metropolitan Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women and has strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr has a student body of 1,300 undergraduates, as well as 350 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who share an intense commitment to intellectual inquiry and a desire to make meaningful contributions to the world. The College supports faculty excellence in both research and teaching and is committed to social justice and inclusion in the classroom and in the community at large. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

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