Environmental Studies Faculty (Science Education)
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 and Master’s in Resource Management and Administration. The selected candidate will teach graduate level 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 faculty member to direct the only Science Teacher Certification concentration in the country that is completely embedded within an Environmental Studies department.
We invite applications from individuals who are enthusiastic about innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to education who are committed to our mission of environmental and social justice and inclusive education with a record of professional collaboration, applied research, peer-reviewed or popular publications, and community engagement. 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 low-residency, hybrid, and/or online courses.
Duties include teaching Masters level courses in areas of curriculum design, problem-solving & inquiry based approaches to science teaching, and Doctoral level courses complementing the expertise of the candidate and as needed by the Department.
The selected applicant is expected to maintain existing relationships with our cooperating /lab schools, supervise local student teachers, recruit prospective students and advise all Science Teacher Certification Students as well as assist them in job placement.
We are looking for a candidate who has experience in the middle or high school setting. The candidate should be able to demonstrate their propensity to teach creative hands-on, student-centered, culturally responsive pedagogy that engages a diversity of youth and graduate students (e.g., has education research or practice are in underserved populations, Indigenous Knowledge, or STEAM).
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.
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 email@example.com with “Science Education” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin January 27, 2020.
For more information about the position, contact Peter Palmiotto Department of Environmental Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.