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Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies (Climate Change)

Hamilton College
New York, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Environmental Studies Program at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year leave-replacement visiting position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in the area of climate change, starting July 1, 2022. Areas of expertise could include (but are not limited to): climate and energy systems, carbon cycling, climate adaptation science, climate risk and resilience, global and US climate policy, climate modeling, the human dimensions of climate change, carbon accounting, climate action research, and climate justice. Preference will be given to candidates with interdisciplinary training in multiple dimensions of climate change. The candidate will be expected to teach an intermediate-level course on climate change each semester, as well as other courses in their area of expertise. The normal teaching load for this position is five courses per year.

We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address ways in which you raise issues of diversity in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service. A Ph.D. or other terminal degree (e.g. JD) in hand at the time of appointment is preferred, though ABD candidates who are close to completion will be considered. Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that addresses their qualifications for the position, (2) a statement describing their teaching philosophy, (3) a statement of their research interests, (4) a curriculum vitae, and (5) a list of three potential references who know the candidate well and understand the expectations of a competitive liberal arts college. Materials may be submitted via Interfolio at

Questions regarding the search may be directed to Aaron Strong, Search Committee Chair, at Our review of applications will begin on January 31, 2022.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

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