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Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, The University of the South

The Department of Earth and Environmental Systems at The University of the South in Sewanee, TN seeks a tenure-track professor at the assistant level with demonstrated talent for teaching and an expertise in Environmental Studies.

The standard teaching load is five courses per year. Candidates should be enthusiastic about developing a teaching and research program in the context of the liberal arts tradition in education.

Expertise in climate change, sustainable land use, food production systems, watersheds, environmental health, energy or other areas that complement or expand the existing strengths of the faculty are desirable. Applicants must have their Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment.

Review of applications will begin January 5, 2020.

Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, transcripts (unofficial accepted), and three letters of reference through the online application portal at:

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.