Colby College

One-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies - (Environmental Policy)

Waterville, ME

The Environmental Studies (ES) Program at Colby College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in environmental policy to begin September 1, 2020. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Environmental Studies, Environmental Policy, or a related interdisciplinary environmental field as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Candidates who are ABD with an expected completion date prior to August 1, 2020 will be considered. Teaching responsibilities will include five courses taught at the introductory to advanced levels. The candidate will teach a 200-level domestic environmental policy course that serves Environmental Studies majors and minors. The candidate will teach additional courses that serve ES majors and minors in their area of specialty. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to, a GIS or other methods course, policy dimensions of conservation, food, forest or freshwater resources, justice, or environmental negotiation with an emphasis on US policy. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community. For more information about the Environmental Studies Program, faculty, and curriculum, please see the Environmental Studies Program website at

Interested candidates should submit the following materials electronically to []: a letter of application that includes an expression of interest in liberal arts undergraduate education, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests that includes evidence of a commitment to the value of diversity and experience with inclusive teaching, reprints of up to two publications, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Application review will begin 12/16/19 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran's status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans, and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution's education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby's Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:

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Last updated: 2020-01-02