Environmental Health and Justice. Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, tenure-track

Eckerd College
Saint Petersburg, Florida
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October 08 2021
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Environmental Health and Justice. Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, tenure-track position, to start in September, 2022. PhD in a related field is required. We seek an active and engaged colleague who has research and teaching strengths in environmental health and justice (interests may include, but are not limited to, built environments, climate justice, disaster preparedness, and environmental epidemiology). The successful candidate will teach seven courses per academic year (3-1-3), including Introduction to Environmental Studies, Environmental Justice, and an upper-level course in Environmental Health in line with their area of expertise. Ability to also teach GIS or Research Methods would be beneficial. The ideal candidate will be interested in working with undergraduate researchers.

Participation in an interdisciplinary, values-oriented general education program is required, including a regular rotation in the two-semester first-year program. Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence. The college is situated on a 188 acres waterfront campus on Tampa Bay and located in close proximity to several cities including St. Petersburg and Tampa, allowing for access to community resources and engagement. To apply, submit a letter of application, vita, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references so that letters of recommendation can be requested, via https://eckerd.hirecentric.com/jobs/  Applications must be complete by Nov. 1, 2021. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Beth Forys (forysea@eckerd.edu).

Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups.

Eckerd College requires all employees to have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. To request a medical or religious exemption from the vaccine requirement, please contact Eckerd Human Resources at 727-864-8332 or hr@eckerd.edu.

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