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Lecturer, Environmental Studies

Seton Hall University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Other Humanities, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Geography, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Environmental Studies Program at Seton Hall University ( invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Lecturer position to begin in Fall 2022. The initial contract will be for the 2022-2023 AY and is renewable based on performance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility includes teaching four undergraduate courses per semester, assisting with student advising, and contributing to the development of the Environmental Studies program. Preference will be given to candidates with interdisciplinary training and attentiveness to the human dimensions of environmental problems; a demonstrated; a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion; and a commitment to undergraduate, experiential education. Areas of specialty are open but could include climate change; environmental racism and justice; urban environmental resilience; marine and coastal issues; or citizen science and environmental monitoring. Familiarity with and/or the ability to support student use of geospatial applications (e.g., ESRI ArcMap or QGIS), statistical software packages (e.g., SAS, SPSS, R), or topic modeling/ text mining/other digital humanities software packages (e.g., Omeka, Voyant), as part of course teaching is also desirable.
  • Teaching responsibilities include the Environmental Studies Program’s introductory and capstone courses as well as the development and teaching of intermediate and advanced courses in their area of specialization. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate a history of creating and supporting experiential learning opportunities within their classes.

Required Qualifications:

  • A PhD in hand at the time of appointment is preferred, though ABD candidates who are close to completion will be considered.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that addresses their qualifications for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) teaching philosophy statement that explains how they would contribute to an undergraduate interdisciplinary program and a description of two or three intermediate and advanced interdisciplinary courses they would be interested in developing and teaching; and (4) a list of three potential references.
  • Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2022, with the aim of conducting preliminary interviews in late January 2022. Questions about the position should be addressed to Dr. Thomas Rzeznik (

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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