Assistant Professor, tenure track, Environmental Science – Oxford College of Emory University

published Oct 17, 2016 9:57am
Emory University's Oxford College seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor tenure track position in Environmental Science to begin August 2017 (Emory requisition # 65862BR). A Ph.D. in a field related to environmental science and experience in teaching undergraduates is required. Advanced training in geoscience with field experience is strongly recommended. We are open to a wide range of disciplinary or interdisciplinary academic backgrounds relevant to field teaching in environmental sciences, geosciences, ecology, or related fields. Candidates with experience in inquiry-based teaching and student-centered learning are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach lecture and laboratory courses in introductory environmental science and geoscience for Environmental Science majors and non-majors, and have opportunities to develop an upper-level course and field courses. A new, state-of-the-art science facility, which houses the college's geological collection and is designed to promote student-faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovative teaching in STEM opened in January, 2016.

To apply: Applicants must submit with their applications a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and transcripts (may be unofficial). Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly from recommenders to with "Environmental Science" in the subject line. For more information about Oxford College, visit

Complete applications received by November 3, 2016 will be given full consideration. Instructions for application submission and additional information about this position are available at (

One of Emory's nine academic divisions, Oxford College provides 950 first and second-year students with a liberal arts intensive program for the first two years of the Emory baccalaureate degree. The College is fully residential on Emory's historic campus 36 miles east of Atlanta.

Applicants may also be interested in applying to a different position in Environmental Sciences at Emory College on Emory University's Atlanta campus. For details and to apply, please go to

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