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Visiting Full-Time Faculty Position in Environmental Studies

Employer
College of the Holy Cross
Location
Worcester, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
Nationally Competitive
Date posted
Mar 12, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Environmental Studies at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty position for the 2024-2025 academic year to begin in August 2024. In the fall, this faculty member will teach two sections of the introductory course Environmental Science (ENVS 117) as well as one section of another course in the candidate’s area of specialty, as determined in conjunction with the department Chair. In the spring, this faculty member will again teach two sections of the introductory course Environmental Science (ENVS 117) and one section of the same or a different course in the candidate’s area of specialty, as determined with the department Chair.  

The Department of Environmental Studies is committed to providing support and mentorship of our visiting faculty to ensure future success within their chosen career path. The successful candidate will be provided with significant mentorship in the introductory environmental science course, as well as mentoring in other areas of teaching and in their continued scholarship efforts, as appropriate. There are no required service or scholarship expectations in this position. The Department of Environmental Studies at Holy Cross is a new, growing, interdisciplinary department that consists of faculty that span the breadth of the environmental natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each semester and are eligible for research and professional development support as well as taxable reimbursement of relocation costs up to $3000, according to the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. Faculty at the College cultivate a richly diverse academic community, pursue innovative teaching, and create high-impact scholarship. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit our Prospective Faculty page.

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. Ph.D. (ABD considered) in environmental science, geography, or a related field preferred by the beginning of the appointment.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, a current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching, transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation.

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see​ ​http://holycross.edu/mission​) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience teaching, mentoring, or advising diverse student populations is an asset. For more information, please visit​ ​http://holycross.edu/diversity​.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications. Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/142822. Materials submitted through any other means will not be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. For full consideration, please apply by April 2, 2024. Questions about this search may be directed to Prof. Justin McAlister at jmcalist@holycross.edu.

COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS

College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,100 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate an enduring commitment to academic excellence and who embrace the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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