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1-year VAP position in Environmental Humanities at the College of Wooster

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    1-year VAP position in Environmental Humanities at the College of Wooster. Area of specialization is open, and candidates with a research focus on Russia are welcome to apply. The review of applications began on Dec 1 but will continue until the position is filled. https://apply.interfolio.com/56404

    Description: The Environmental Studies Program at The College of Wooster seeks a one-year visiting assistant professor in environmental humanities, to begin August 2019. Position provides opportunity to be part of a growing interdisciplinary undergraduate program as it establishes itself as a major on campus. We seek a scholar with training in an arts or humanities discipline but with a multidisciplinary perspective focused on environmental issues and/or the human relationship with the environment. We especially welcome candidates engaging with the link between environmental and social justice. Candidate should have a PhD by the appointment date.

    Qualifications: In addition to a strong research program, a commitment to undergraduate teaching is necessary. The successful applicant will teach at least one introductory environmental studies course and at least one intermediate or upper-level course covering their area(s) of expertise. Depending on interest, the individual may also mentor undergraduates in our nationally recognized senior research program. A two-semester teaching load consists of 6 regular courses, or 5 courses plus mentoring of senior research projects. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations.

    Application Instructions: To apply, send letter of application, diversity statement, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio. Letter of application should include descriptions of teaching philosophy and research interests. A diversity statement details how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and on campus. Interfolio accounts are free to applicants – simply press “apply”. Review of applications will begin on Dec. 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

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