Assistant Professor of Environmental Science - Dickinson College-Pennsylvania in Carlisle Pennsylvania

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Dickinson College-Pennsylvania

Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013-2896

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Dickinson College invites applicants for a tenure-track position in our Environmental Studies Department, commencing July 1, 2013. The successful candidate will be strongly interdisciplinary, with primary training in the natural sciences with a focus on aquatic systems. S/he will be expected to initiate an active research agenda, engage students in research, provide opportunities for service-learning, and build on our strong community-based research programs. The candidate will be expected to teach a section of our introductory environmental science course, offer an intermediate-level course on management and analysis of the aquatic environment, contribute to our First-Year and Senior seminar course offerings, and offer special topics courses in his/her area of interest, all in rotation with existing faculty. We would welcome a research and teaching focus in watershed management, water resources, limnology, aquatic systems restoration, wetlands ecology, freshwater ecology, estuarine studies, water pollution science, or other related fields. The Ph.D. is required upon employment.

Dickinson College is a highly selective liberal arts college in South Central Pennsylvania with a national reputation for leadership in global and sustainability education. The Environmental Studies Department is one of the oldest and most broadly established in the nation, offering a wealth of research and co-curricular opportunities. Faculty work closely with Dickinson's Center for Sustainability Education, which integrates environmental and sustainability education across the college curriculum and promotes campus- and community-wide engagement in sustainability efforts. In addition, the candidate will be expected to work closely with the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM), a co-curricular project of the Environmental Studies Department that provides technical and programmatic support to community and watershed groups engaged in monitoring streams (

Applications for this position are being accepted at

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

Keyword Phrases

  • Tenure-track position; natural sciences.
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 11/15/2012