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[Met-jobs] Assistant Professor - Environmental Studies, U of New England

From Roger Brugge <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
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Date Tue, 8 Aug 2017 15:31:30 +0000

Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies
More details at: https://une.peopleadmin.com/postings/3186

The Department of Environmental Studies at the University of New England 
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 
2018. The ideal candidate will have a primary focus area in the human 
dimensions of climate change. Secondary focus areas could include environmental 
policy and planning, renewable energy, planetary health, environmental justice, 
and/or theory and practice of social change. Teaching responsibilities include 
Introduction to Environmental Issues (a required course in the College of Arts 
and Sciences’ Core Curriculum); Society, Population, and Environment; 
Environmental Policy; and upper-level Environmental Studies electives. 
Candidates must have a doctoral degree and be committed to interdisciplinary 
teaching and scholarship. The desired candidate will have demonstrated 
excellence in teaching and a well-defined research program amenable to 
mentoring of undergraduates. In addition to teaching and research, the 
candidate will be expected to participate in service


The Department of Environmental Studies at the University of New England 
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 
2018. The ideal candidate will have a primary focus area in the human 
dimensions of climate change. Secondary focus areas could include environmental 
policy and planning, renewable energy, planetary health, environmental justice, 
and/or theory and practice of social change.

Teaching responsibilities include Introduction to Environmental Issues (a 
required course in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Core Curriculum); Society, 
Population, and Environment; Environmental Policy; and upper-level 
Environmental Studies electives.



Candidates must have a doctoral degree and be committed to interdisciplinary 
teaching and scholarship. The desired candidate will have demonstrated 
excellence in teaching and a well-defined research program amenable to 
mentoring of undergraduates. In addition to teaching and research, the 
candidate will be expected to participate in service to the Department, college 
and university; curriculum development; assessment of student learning; and 
academic advising.



The candidate will join a long-established interdisciplinary department with 5 
tenured faculty and 2 lecturers in the university’s College of Arts and 
Sciences. The University of New England is located in Biddeford on the southern 
coast of Maine, where teaching and research opportunities abound, including 
within a 360-acre forest, the Saco River watershed and estuary, and with 
numerous community partners. UNE is located 20 minutes from Portland, one of 
the country’s most livable cities.



Review of applications will begin in mid-August, with full consideration given 
to application received by September 30, 2017. To apply for this position, 
please submit the following materials:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• A statement of teaching philosophy and research interests
• Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
• Name and contact information for three professional references.

For more information, contact the Department Chair, Dr. Richard Peterson, 
rpeterson@une.edu<mailto:rpeterson@une.edu> or (207) 
602-2862<tel:(207)%20602-2862>



The University of New England has been included in the 2017 edition of the 
Princeton Review’s Best 381 Colleges guide, received the Brookings 
Institution’s top ranking among Maine colleges and universities for its ability 
to increase students’ career earnings, and is included among the “Best 
Universities” in the North offering undergraduate and master’s programs in the 
U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 “America’s Best Colleges” listing.



The University of New England is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 
employer and welcomes female and minority candidates.



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