Environmental Studies Faculty (Environmental Policy / Political Economy)
Website Antioch University New England
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 in Resource Management and Administration, and Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Environmental Studies. The selected candidate will teach graduate courses, direct theses 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.
Full-time faculty members are expected to devote 60-80% of their time to engagement with student learning, including teaching face-to-face as well as a low-residency, hybrid, and/or online courses. The selected candidate would be expected to draw from their expertise in areas of political economy, environmental policy, new-classical economics as well as resource, environmental and ecological economic approaches to teach graduate courses such as political economy, organizational management, financial management, entrepreneurship, and grant writing. We seek candidates with international experience, community building skills, and a demonstrated ability to work with diverse stakeholders in the public and private sectors.
Full-time faculty members are also expected to have active engagement in our on campus learning community, 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.
To apply, submit an application as a single 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 Will Dooley at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Environmental Policy“ in the subject line. Review of applications will begin December 6, 2019.
For more information about the position, contact Peter Palmiotto Department of Environmental Studies, at email@example.com.
Antioch University provides equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification.
The campus is a smoke-free environment.