Ithaca College
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 11, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Geography, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Type
Part Time

The Ithaca College Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences invites applications for a part-time lecturer in environmental policy and/or environmental governance, and/or a related field. Our primary objective is coverage of two sections of an introductory environmental policy course in Fall 2022 and one section of an upper-level human dimensions of conservation course in Spring 2023. We seek a dedicated teacher eager to work with undergraduates who can help our students better understand the institutions and decisions surrounding society’s interactions with the environment.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. or other appropriate degree in environmental studies, environmental policy, or a related field (e.g. environmental politics, environmental law, environmental justice, legal studies, environmental economics, political science, geography, urban studies, planning)
  • Strong desire for teaching undergraduates
Desired Topical Expertise and/or Interests (including practical/professional experience):
  • U.S. environmental policy / regulation / law
  • international environmental policy/regulation/law
  • environmental or climate justice
  • environmental governance (at any level)
  • regional urban and/or rural planning
  • professional / practical / lived experience in any of the above areas
Contributions to Inclusive Excellence:

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated. Applicants are encouraged to articulate their experience, expertise, or interest in any of the following:
  • Management of issues of diversity, marginalization, or inclusion at the level of the institution or higher education in general
  • Facilitation of discussions on diversity, marginalization, or inclusion in the classroom
  • Service to the institution or community in promotion of inclusive excellence
  • Experience teaching in ways that meet the varied learning needs and interests of a diverse student population
  • Commitment to encouraging and promoting success in all students, regardless of aptitude or achievement
  • Any relevant experience or record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in the academy
Application Instructions:

Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.edu/jobs/. A complete application package includes the following:

1. Cover letter (< 200 words) including:
  • A brief introduction
  • A clear, concise articulation of required qualifications, desired topical expertise and/or interests, and potential contributions to inclusive excellence
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) (no word limit) that highlights details on teaching experience
  • Teaching statement (< 500 words) discussing philosophy and/or approach and/or experience
  • The names and contact information for two professional or academic references (Letters may be requested after an initial round of review.)

  • Questions about the position should be directed to Jake Brenner, chair of the search committee, at jbrenner@ithaca.edu. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at 607-274-8000 or humanresources@ithaca.edu.

    This position is covered by the SEIU. All bargaining unit faculty members shall be covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Ithaca College and Services Employees International Union, Local 200 United. Part time or adjunct bargaining unit employees are all part-time faculty employed by Ithaca College at its Ithaca, New York campus including but not limited to faculty in the titles of Lecturer or Adjunct. Information about the Union can be found here: http://www.ithaca.edu/hr/contingent_unions/ . Successful candidates will be required to attend an orientation session to meet with union leadership prior to their first day.

    Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.

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