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
courses with a focus on teaching outdoor-based courses. Such courses could take
place in and
around the Emory campuswhich has excellent resources for field teachingas
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
engagement and/or discipline-based education research. We also encourage
candidates with a strong track record of teaching and mentoring students from
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
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
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
(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: envs.sea...@emory.edu.
Geoscience-focused applicants may also be interested to apply to a different
Environmental Sciences / Geosciences at Emory Universitys Oxford campus, 40
miles east of Atlanta:
Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer.
persons with disabilities and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply.