The successful candidate will work as a teaching professor (open rank, non-tenure line) and have training and teaching experience in the field of global environmental affairs to lead the Master of Science in Environment and International Affairs (MS-EIA) capstone experience and related courses.

Relevant disciplinary backgrounds would include political science, international relations, public policy, environmental science and policy, environmental security, natural resource management, or other interdisciplinary training with a focus on both science and politics and/or policy. The hiring committee is seeking someone who is both a teacher and a practitioner, with work experience and connections across the field of global environmental affairs, including with U.S. government agencies, international organizations, and non-governmental organizations. Expertise should include a focus on transboundary and/or global environmental policy or science, and may include fields such as climate change, ozone depletion, ocean science, biodiversity and conservation, or Arctic/polar science.

Teaching responsibilities include the development and oversight of an eight month, four credit capstone experience (a one=credit seminar during the spring semester and a three-credit project during the summer) where students will work on projects with clients in the field of the environment and international affairs. In addition, the successful candidate will offer several elective courses each year (combination of graduate and undergraduate. This position includes a reduced load in fall or spring to compensate for teaching responsibilities during the summer associated with the capstone experience course. As a result, this position is a 12-month contract.

All candidates must hold a PhD by the time of employment.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, names and contact information for three references, recent teaching evaluations (if available), and copies of one to two recent syllabi (if available). Applicants should also submit a brief statement (not to exceed two pages) that discusses how they would ensure a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion issues in the areas of research, teaching, and service in SFS and GSAS and reflects on their teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.

Application review begins: 26 January 2024

For more information and to apply, go to: Apply - Interfolio

For questions, contact:

Katharine Donato