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Visiting Faculty: Environmental Law for Policy

Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Posted Date
Apr 17, 2023

Job Details

Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) seeks a visiting faculty member to teach a course in Environmental Law for Policy in our Master of Science in Environmental Policy program in fall 2023. The course may be conducted online, or in person on Bard’s Annandale-on-Hudson campus. Classes meet twice weekly.
The Environmental Law for Policy course provides students with the fundamental principles of environmental law, beginning with an overview of the US legal system before assessing key federal environmental laws, including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act. Additional foci of the course include the international climate regime that has developed under the UNFCCC, and the history and present goals of the environmental justice movement.

Bard CEP faculty members are expected to have earned a J.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and a demonstrated interest in environmental justice. 
$10,000 for one 3-credit course, plus option of a travel stipend for visiting faculty who are not local. 
To Apply 
Please submit a cover letter, CV, and names and a list of three professional contact references with email address and phone number to Interfolio at:
Applications will be reviewed as received.
About Bard CEP
Bard CEP's graduate programs combine an intensive course of study with practical training in preparation for environmental careers in nonprofit organizations, government, and the private sector. For more information about Bard CEP, including our commitment to anti-racism, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, visit:

Equal Opportunity Employer

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.


Building on its 159-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard has expanded its mission as a private institution acting  in the public interest across the country and around the world to meet broader student needs and increase access to liberal education. The undergraduate program at the main campus in upstate New York has a reputation for scholarly excellence, a focus on the arts, and civic engagement. Bard is committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow’s thought leaders. For more information about Bard, visit

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