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TT Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences (Environmental St

Company: Wofford College
Location: Spartanburg
Posted on: November 11, 2018

Job Description:

TT Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences (Environmental Studies) The Environmental Studies Department at Employer seeks anatural scientist to join our multidisciplinary team of faculty asa tenure-track Assistant Professor. Candidates should have a Ph.D.awarded by September 2019 when the position begins.--Applicantswith expertise in climate systems, natural resources, or ecologyare particularly welcomed. Candidates are expected to beteacher-scholars with a high aptitude and interest in undergraduateteaching, a commitment to the liberal arts, and a desire to involveundergraduates in scholarship. The teaching load includes 24-credit field/laboratory courses each semester and a 4-weekJanuary focused-study Interim term. The successful candidate will teach an introductory EarthSystems science course, a course focused on quantitative methodsand models in Environmental Studies (including GIS), and upperlevel courses within their specialty area. All department facultyteach our interdisciplinary introductory seminar, capstone courses,and senior seminar from time to time, and we mentor a range ofsenior capstone projects that reflect the diverse interests ofenvironmental studies students. The new faculty member will actively engage in the department'svalued tradition of field studies and experiential education.Demonstrated experience and enthusiasm for interdisciplinaryteaching and research will be valued in the search process. Theideal candidate will also embrace the collaborative spirit thatcharacterizes the college. Our Environmental Studies Department provides the foundation forstudents to address the complex environmental problems of theirgeneration, recognizing that approaches from the humanities andarts, natural sciences and social sciences are all needed foreffective local, regional and global change. Field experiencesfoster the wonder and love for natural environments that motivateour students' personal and professional choices. EnvironmentalStudies BA and BS graduates have entered the fields ofconservation, law, business, energy, land and resource management,environmental science, and engineering, among others. Please visitour website,,to learn more about our program, the Goodall Center forEnvironmental Studies, and the Milliken Sustainability Initiativeat Employer. Employer, established in 1854, is a four-year,residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, S.C. Itoffers 25 major fields of study to a student body of 1,650undergraduates. Nationally known for the strength of its academicprogram, outstanding faculty, study abroad participation andsuccessful graduates, Wofford is home to one of the nation's 283Phi Beta Kappa chapters. The college community enjoys Greek Life aswell as 18 NCAA Division I athletics teams. The college's non-discrimination statement, as adopted by theBoard of Trustees, is--Employer does not discriminate onthe basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, nationalorigin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or anylegally protected status.-- Employer values diversity within our students, faculty,and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the mosttalented people. We encourage applications from allunderrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds,perspectives and experiences, regardless of race, color, creed,religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status orother legally protected status in accordance with applicablefederal and state laws. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, curriculumvitae, and statement of teaching philosophy, along with the namesand contact information for three references, to the address below.--Applications received by November 30, 2018 will be guaranteedfull consideration. Please email all application materials, asattachments, to The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Science Teacher, Location: Spartanburg, SC - 29303

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