Teaching Faculty in Environmental Science - Johns Hopkins University

published Oct 18, 2021 9:24am

Oct 18, 2021 - Nov 18, 2021

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a Teaching Faculty position in Environmental Science. This position includes leadership of and teaching duties in the department's Environmental Science and Studies (ENVS) undergraduate program. Strong candidates will have interest and experience in teaching relevant science-oriented courses with field- and lab-based learning components, the ability to manage the inter/transdisciplinary nature of the program, and an interest in engaging with justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) work related to the program. Teaching load averages five courses per year, including introductory courses in environmental science; the ability to teach GIS is a plus. Other responsibilities include student advising and some committee service.

The position will be filled at the Senior Lecturer, Associate Teaching Professor, or Teaching Professor level, as appropriate, starting as early as summer of 2022. Associate Teaching Professors and Teaching Professors are accomplished teachers who have a record of achievement in curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, program leadership, and service to the profession. The successful candidate will not be eligible for tenure, but will be appointed for 3 to 5 years, depending on rank, with continuing contract renewals and promotion expected. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and benefits.

A Ph.D. is required in a relevant discipline; significant post-doctoral teaching experience is essential; leadership experience in an academic program is desired. Excellent communication and writing skills are required.

Application Instructions:
Applications must be submitted electronically using interfolio link and must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a
teaching statement (including experience and interests), an equity and diversity statement (including experience and interests), and the names and complete contact information of three references. Questions concerning submission of application materials should be directed to Alicia Boampong (aposey2@jhu.edu). Other requests for information may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Darryn Waugh (waugh@jhu.edu). Review of the application materials will begin November 15th and continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.