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Open Rank Teaching Professor and Lab Manager/Director in Environmental Science

Georgetown University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 6, 2023

Open Rank Teaching Professor and Lab Manager/Director in Environmental Science
Georgetown University: Main Campus: Graduate School

Location: Main Campus
Open Date: Apr 24, 2023

The Earth Commons, Georgetown's Institute for Environment and Sustainability and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Georgetown University

The Earth Commons, Georgetown's Institute for Environment and Sustainability and the Georgetown University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a full-time non-tenure track Teaching Professor and Lab Manager/Director in Environmental Science. This teaching professor role will develop, teach, and oversee integrated lab courses for interdisciplinary undergraduate programming. In addition to teaching responsibilities, this position will have administrative responsibility for equipment and supplies essential to the operations of the Earth Commons.

About the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Georgetown's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences brings 200 years in education and formation to building programs that respond to the needs of our changing world. The School hosts institutes and offers doctoral, master's and certificate programs using a variety of interdisciplinary tools and perspectives on issues encompassing the humanities, social sciences, health, education, communication, technology and science. For more information about the School, please check

About the Earth Commons

The Earth Commons is a University-wide effort to advance the multidisciplinary study of the environment and sustainability in relation to society, scientific understanding, sound policy, and the complex challenges we face as stewards of the Earth. The core values of the Earth Commons reflect a commitment to academic excellence, student engagement, Jesuit ideals of service to others, and stewardship for our environment. For more information about the Institute, please visit our website

Our areas of interest include, but are not limited to, earth systems and natural processes, their interactions related to biology, biodiversity and conservation, ecology, climate modeling, atmospheric sciences, physics, oceanography, human population, and environmental health; environmental and climate science -- both theory and practice; ecosystem resilience, structure and function; global and/or regional environmental change and its differential human impacts; urban environmental science; food, energy, and water; and socio-ecological and systems modeling. We seek creative, solution-oriented candidates with an interdisciplinary background in a range of environmental specialties.

The successful applicant will bring an interdisciplinary perspective to teaching; will demonstrate teaching experience and ability to put together curriculum and assessments; will be able to analyze and clearly communicate complex scientific data and concepts to broad specialist and non-specialist audiences; will demonstrate a commitment to exceptional instruction; and will have experience managing people and budgets. Candidates will have the opportunity to shape the content and development of emerging interdisciplinary programs across the Earth Commons.

Application Instructions
Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (not to exceed two pages), a diversity and inclusion statement, names and contact information of three referees, and teaching evaluations. All candidates must hold a PhD. The start date for this position is August 1, 2023, ideally with summer support for onboarding. Applications for this position must be made via Interfolio. Review of applications will begin immediate. Applications submitted by May 9, 2023 will be ensured of full review. Committee review will continue until the position is filled.

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Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687-4798.

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