Faculty of Environmental Studies with a focus in Conservation Biology
Department: Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England Keene, NH, USA
Position: Full-time Faculty
Start date: August 20, 2018 (or when the position is filled)
The Department of Environmental Studies at Antioch University New England invites applications for a full-time appointment in its innovative, interdisciplinary graduate department with programs leading to Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Environmental Studies. The selected candidate will teach graduate courses, direct thesis and dissertation research, and advance their own research and service agenda to provide opportunities for student collaboration and support.
We seek a highly collaborative, motivated, and hands-on faculty member who is enthusiastic about innovative and interdisciplinary teaching and learning. The desired candidate will have a track record of professional collaboration, applied research, peer-reviewed publications, and community engagement. The research program of the candidate should be complementary to the current faculty.
This is a full-time faculty appointment in the Department of Environmental Studies. Full-time faculty members are expected to devote 60-80% of their time to engagement with student learning, including teaching face-to-face and/or low-residency, hybrid courses. The selected candidate should be able to teach graduate courses such as conservation biology, ecology, vertebrate ecology, wildlife management, biostatistics, GIS, and/or landscape ecology, and will have the opportunity to develop and lead field study courses as well as courses in their area of expertise. Full-time faculty members are also expected to engage in scholarship, service to the institution, and professional or community service related to their Antioch role. Candidates should have a doctoral degree in-hand at contract start date, prior teaching experience, and an active research program.
Antioch University and the ES Department
Founded in 1853, Antioch University provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice. Antioch University New England (AUNE), one of Antioch University’s five regional campuses, uses a distinctive graduate education pedagogy that mixes academic rigor with experiential learning and social engagement. The campus is located in the beautiful Monadnock region of southwestern New Hampshire, which offers excellent public and private schools, a strong community, and numerous recreation opportunities.
The Department of Environmental Studies at AUNE educates visionary, pragmatic leaders in a collaborative interdisciplinary setting, founded on academic excellence and the principles of environmental justice and sustainability.
For more information about the position, contact Dr. Rachel Thiet, Department of Environmental Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, submit an application as one .pdf document that includes your statement of interest, curriculum vita, separate statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and contact information for three professional references to Will Dooley at email@example.com with “ES-CB Faculty Search” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin July 16, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Antioch University New England is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate against and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, and veteran status.
The campus is a smoke-free environment.