Core Faculty, Environmental Studies (Environmental Communication)
Department of Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England
Location: Keene, NH, USA
Position: Full-time (Core) Faculty
Start date: July 1, 2019
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 and motivated faculty member who is enthusiastic about innovative and interdisciplinary teaching that could be described as teaching for engagement, through hands-on, minds-on, problem-based, and student-centered 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, and online courses. The selected candidate could teach graduate courses in areas of: conservation psychology, ecological thought, communication in the digital age, communication for change, social science research methods, diversity and inclusion ethics and narrative and indigenous knowledge. The selected candidate will also 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. AUNE’s Environmental Studies Department is also home to a range of faculty- and student-led research and public engagement initiatives, including the Antioch Bird Club, Center for Tropical Ecology and Conservation, Center for Climate Preparedness and Community Resilience, Center for Spatial Analysis and Remote Sensing, Community Garden Connections, Conservation Psychology Institute, the Monadnock Ecological Research & Education Project, Wild Treasures, and Whole Terrain Journal.
For more information about the position, contact James Jordan, Department of Environmental Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org, 603 283-2339. To apply, submit an application as one PDF document that includes your statement of interest, curriculum vitae, separate statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and contact information for three professional references to email@example.com with “ES-Communications Faculty Search” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin January 14, 2019.
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