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One-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies – International Environmental Policy

Colby College
Waterville, Maine
Closing date
Dec 25, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science, Policy / Legal
Environmental Justice
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One-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies – International Environmental Policy

Colby College - Waterville, ME

The Environmental Studies (ES) Program at Colby College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in international environmental policy to begin September 1, 2022. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Environmental Studies, Environmental Policy, Geography, or a related interdisciplinary environmental field as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Candidates who are ABD with an expected completion date prior to August 1, 2022 will be considered. Teaching responsibilities will include five courses.  The candidate will teach an intermediate-level course in international environmental policy, electives in their area of specialty, and possibly teach a methods course or co-teach the introductory course for environmental majors and minors. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to, international policy dimensions of food, water, oceans, climate, justice, air, and methods.  The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community. For more information about the Environmental Studies Program, faculty, and curriculum, please see the Environmental Studies Program website at

Interested candidates should submit the following materials electronically to []: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests that demonstrates commitment to the value of diversity and to inclusive teaching, and names and contact information for three recommenders. Applicants may optionally submit copies of up to two publications. Application review will begin December 15 and will continue until the position is filled.  Inquiries may be directed to


Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:

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