Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Sustainability

Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Sustainability.  The  Environmental Science and Sustainability department invites applicants for a visiting 2-year replacement position beginning August 2021.  Ideal candidates will have experience and success teaching in the field of applied conservation and ecology. Expertise in freshwater ecology (lakes, rivers, or wetlands) will be given particular consideration .  Ph.D. or other terminal degree is preferred.  Teaching load is six courses per year (3-3) or equivalent.  All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars.  Opportunities and support for research and scholarly activity are available.

Allegheny College is a national private liberal arts college in NW Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars.  Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community). Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

Please send the following materials, merged into a single PDF, to Dr. Beth Choate at bchoate@allegheny.edu: letter of application, CV, a diversity statement (describing how you have/could incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching, research, and/or service), and a statement with teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness.  Please also include or send under separate cover three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding and will contribute to the diversity of our college community. Allegheny College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.

Posted: June 29, 2021