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 
engagement and/or discipline-based education research. We also encourage 
applications from 
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: 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 ( 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 
( 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:

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:

Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. 
Women, minorities, 
persons with disabilities and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply.

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