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Post-Doctoral Fellow in Environmental Sciences & Studies

Stonehill College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 14, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
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Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,400+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.   

Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values the diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.  

Equal Employment Opportunity shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, and or ancestry. Stonehill College will adhere to the Federal Requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and its amendments, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Massachusetts Fair Employment Practice Law, and all other applicable State and Federal laws. The College is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination. All employees and applicants will be treated fairly, equitably, and with courtesy. Stonehill College encourages diversity and welcomes individuals who will enrich the cultural and diverse experiences of the campus. In accordance with Massachusetts law, employees of Stonehill College are considered employees-at-will. 

The Environmental Sciences and Studies Program at Stonehill College invites applications for a 2-year half-time teaching postdoctoral fellowship. The successful applicant will design and teach two courses per semester (routinely capped at 24 students) and will have the opportunity to engage in other programmatic activities, including research with undergraduates. The position includes full benefits for the successful applicant.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

The ENV program at Stonehill College is growing rapidly, currently serving approximately 75 majors and minors. We are seeking applications from candidates that can help us to support existing courses and expand our program offerings in new and exciting directions. We welcome applications from those in the geosciences or environmental social sciences. The ability to teach courses that would connect our academic division with our on-campus farm (for example, courses in sustainable agriculture, soil science, and/or environmental health) is of particular interest. As a program, we are particularly committed to fostering diversity among our faculty and students. We value and support experiential learning and community-based learning.

Education and/or Experience:  

 Qualifications include the recent completion of a disciplinary or interdisciplinary Ph.D. in an environmental field.

Interested candidates should submit online a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and academic transcripts. Three recommendation letters are also required, and each should be submitted online by the reference. Submit required documentation via the URL link:

Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.  

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