Visiting Assistant Professor – St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Employer’s Name: Environmental Studies Program at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Job Location: St. Mary’s City, Maryland

Job description: The Environmental Studies Program at St. Mary’s College of Maryland is hiring an outstanding instructor for a one-year, visiting assistant professor of environmental studies with social science emphasis to begin August 2023. This position is a sabbatical replacement. We seek scholars with a Ph.D. by time of hire in relevant fields spanning the social sciences whose expertise centers on intersectional environmentalisms and/or environmental justice. Ability to demonstrate experience with or interest in creating place-based teaching methods for undergraduates is highly desired. Strong, collegial communication and collaboration skills are essential. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate ability to contribute to our campus-wide effort to increase the number of and support for underrepresented students through experiential, high-impact pedagogy. The successful candidate must produce the necessary documentation to legally work in the U.S. upon hire. Teaching responsibilities will include six courses over two semesters. The successful candidate will teach the following courses: Race and Place (1 section); Environmental Studies Junior Seminar, (3 sections of our required, interdisciplinary 3rd year seminar); and two environmental studies electives in their area of expertise (1 lower level and 1 upper level). Teaching materials will be provided for all courses but the two specialized electives.

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