Teaching/Lecturer Position in Environmental Studies

Baltimore, Maryland
The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and benefits.
Apr 29, 2022
Jun 28, 2022
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Teaching Faculty Position in Environmental Studies

Position Description:

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a Teaching Faculty position in Environmental Studies. This position includes leadership and teaching duties in the department’s Environmental Science and Studies (ENVS) undergraduate program (https://krieger.jhu.edu/envs/). Strong candidates who can bring expertise in one or more of many interdisciplinary areas including but not limited to environmental policy, agriculture, sustainable planning, environmental equity, natural resource management, etc., and who might also employ data visualization techniques such as GIS or modeling will be given preference. Core values in the department include a commitment to rigorous and inclusive, experiential environmental education that includes both field and lab based learning. This position is a full time teaching position whose load averages five courses per year, including introductory courses in environmental studies with other responsibilities including student advising and some committee service.


The position will be filled at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level, as appropriate, starting as early as Fall of 2022. 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; post-doctoral teaching experience is essential. Excellent communication and writing skills are required.


Application Instructions:

Applications must be submitted electronically using interfolio link http://apply.interfolio.com/106056 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, Jerry Burgess (jerry.burgess@jhu.edu). Review of the application materials will begin July 1st 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.



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