Environmental Studies - Term Position 2013-14
The Department of Environmental Studies at St. Olaf College seeks a part-time visiting assistant professor or instructor for the 2013-14 academic year in areas related to earth science, climate change, and geographic information systems (GIS)/remote sensing.
Depending on qualifications and interests the department has the ability to construct positions that range between single course appointments to a two-thirds time appointment. Specific courses to be covered include:
- Introduction to Earth Science / Physical Geology
- Climate Change
- GIS/Remote Sensing with laboratory
Candidates should show potential for excellence in teaching, interest in the undergraduate liberal arts setting, and engagement in interdisciplinary environmentally-related activities. Prior experience with undergraduates in research or in other professional settings is desired. A terminal degree in the relevant field (earth science, geology, GIS, etc.) is preferred; those with equivalent experience or ABDs are welcome to apply.
All applicants must submit application materials on the St Olaf College Human Resources website at: https://jobs.stolaf.edu. The initial application should include:
- a letter of application outlining your qualifications,
- a current curriculum vitae,
- a short statement (one page) describing your teaching philosophy and research interests,
- unofficial graduate transcripts,
- names, phone number and email addresses for three professional references who can speak to your interests and abilities in classroom teaching.
Screening begins May 6 and continues until position filled.
Questions about the position, department, or college may be directed to:
Paul Jackson, Chair
Department of Environmental Studies
St. Olaf College
1520 St Olaf Avenue
Northfield, MN 55057-1098
General information about St Olaf and the Environmental Studies Department can be found at wp.stolaf.edu and www.stolaf.edu/depts/environmental-studies/ respectively.
St. Olaf College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity in its students, faculty, and staff. The college is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity of our community through their work and service.