St. Mary's College of Maryland invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies beginning August 2019. The successful applicant will be an outstanding teacher, a rigorous scholar, and an innovative member of our growing academic community. The teaching load is three courses per semester which will include: Introduction to Environmental Studies, Introduction to GIS, as well as upper and lower level environmental studies courses in the applicant's area of expertise. We value faculty who can bring interdisciplinary understanding of environmental issues to the classroom. Opportunities exist for visiting faculty to take advantage of our unique historical and natural setting to conduct research with undergraduates.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. With selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.
Ph.D. in environmental studies, science or a related interdisciplinary field and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Postdoctoral training and/or teaching experience are preferred.
Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Candidate must produce the necessary documentation to legally work in U.S. upon hire.
St. Mary's College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.
Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes how your teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, curriculum vitae (including e-mail address), a statement of teaching philosophy, statement describing their teaching interests and teaching experience, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available). Applicants should also arrange for the submission of at least three confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants can request confidential letters through their Interfolio Dossier account, and may be uploaded for free by the letter writer directly to our Interfolio-hosted account for committee review. Applications are being accepted online at: apply.interfolio.com/60465. Questions may be directed to Dr. Randolph Larsen at 240-895-4597.
Review of applications will begin March 4, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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