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Two-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies - (Ecology)

Colby College
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 25, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Geology & Earth Sciences, Other Science & Technology
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Full Time
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The Environmental Studies (ES) Department at Colby College invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position in Ecology to begin September 1, 2022.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Ecology, Biology, or a related interdisciplinary environmental field as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Candidates who are ABD with an expected completion date prior to August 1, 2022 will be considered. Teaching responsibilities will include four courses taught at the introductory to advanced levels (one of these courses may be laboratory courses associated with a lecture). The candidate will teach a 200-level course in General Ecology and a companion General Ecology laboratory course that serves Environmental Studies majors, minors, and Biology majors. The candidate will teach two additional courses that serve ES majors and minors, which may include an elective in their area of specialty. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to, marine or freshwater ecosystems, urban ecosystems, or agricultural ecosystems. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community. For more information about the Environmental Studies Program, faculty, and curriculum, please see the Environmental Studies Program website at

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit the following materials electronically to [ ]: a letter of application that includes an expression of interest in liberal arts undergraduate education, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests that includes evidence of a commitment to the value of diversity and experience with inclusive teaching, and a list of three references. Application review will begin 03/18/22 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to

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