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 http://apply.interfolio.com/99882.
Questions regarding the search may be directed to Aaron Strong,
Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our review
of applications will begin on January 31,
Hamilton (http://www.hamilton.edu) 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 https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners
(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.