Tenure Track Faculty - Environmental Studies
Instructional Faculty -
Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association,
Faculty - Social Sciences, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty
- Natural Sciences
Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary
Assistant Professor of
The Department of Environmental Studies offers a highly
interdisciplinary program serving underrepresented groups and
first-generation college students. Our majors are required to
complete courses in social and natural sciences, an internship, and
a thesis. We offer a B.S., B.A., and minor in Environmental
Studies. For information about the department, please see:
For information regarding the current curriculum please see:
This tenure-track position Assistant Professor position beginning
in Fall 2022.
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the
- Teaching undergraduate courses
- Develop courses for the ENVS program
- Advise/supervise student research
- Engage in scholarly activities including developing research
program/agenda and publishing peer-reviewed articles
- Provide service to the department, college, university, and the
- Seek sponsored funding, contribute to grant submission and
PhD in Environmental Science or related field; ABD applicants will
be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the degree must be
completed by August 2022.
Demonstrated commitment to inclusive practices in working with a
diverse student body.
Ability to teach a range of major and general education
Evidence of research.
Evidence of scholarship.
Expertise in one or more environmental areas including, but not
limited to, social-ecological systems, global change science, or
ecology in terrestrial, freshwater, or marine systems.
Experience mentoring and/or advising undergraduate
Demonstrated proficiency in teaching.
Demonstrated experience or desire to conduct actionable research
for those impacted by environmental change.
Ability or desire to secure external funds or other research
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021 and the
position will remain open until filled.
The application requires
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
Diversity statement: 1-page diversity statement that explains i)
your values related to diversity, ii) your experiences working with
diverse populations and iii) your future plans related to
inclusivity if selected for the position.
Teaching portfolio (combine all documents into one PDF for
Research portfolio (combine all documents into one PDF for
Candidates invited for a campus interview will be required to
follow all COVID-19 campus guidelines and protocols. The chair of
the search committee is Dr. Ajay S. Singh; email@example.com .
About Sacramento State
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Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American
River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas.
Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the
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population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students
come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from
across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500
staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California's
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recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the
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October 12, 2021 (9:00 AM)
Open Until Filled
To apply, visit https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/505462/tenure-track-faculty-environmental-studies