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15 September 2017

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Centre College
Danville, Kentucky


Centre College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of Environmental Studies to begin in August 2018. Applicants should have a Ph.D., teaching and research expertise at the intersection of environmental science and public health. The Environmental Studies program seeks a teacher-scholar who will enhance the learning environment at Centre College with their lived experience, perspectives, and scholarship. The new faculty member will teach an introductory level Environmental Science class, an upper level course on Global Environmental Health, and Environmental Studies Senior Seminar (ENS 500). Other courses may include topical first year studies courses, Introduction to Environmental Studies (ENS 210), and classes in the candidate’s area of interest that expand current course offerings. Collaborative research with undergraduates is expected and supported, and experience or interest in teaching in a liberal arts college environment is desirable. The program encourages applications from candidates who have experience in teaching and mentoring a diverse student body with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences.  Please view the Statement of Community.

Centre College, a highly selective liberal arts college of about 1,450 students, has one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs and is ranked among the top fifty National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Classes are small and academic standards are high.  Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success, with entrance to top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships for further study abroad, and rewarding jobs.  The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. For information concerning the college, visit our web site at www.centre.edu.

For more information and to apply, please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/44122 and submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a diversity statement, a research statement, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. The diversity statement should explain the importance of diversity and inclusion to you, and how you would contribute to and/or address issues of diversity and inclusion in the classroom and Centre community. Review of applicants will begin October 31, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  Centre College is an equal opportunity employer.

Questions can be directed to Brett Werner, chair of the search committee: brett.werner@centre.edu

Expires on: 5 November 2017

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