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The Denison University Environmental Studies Program invites applications for a two-year, full time, non-tenure track position at the Visiting Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2017. We seek a colleague with a strongly interdisciplinary background and a specialty that complements the current scholarly interests and teaching experience of our program. We are particularly interested in scholars who work in the environmental humanities and/or whose research focus is outside of the United States. Specialty is open. The successful candidate will be capable of teaching courses in the core of our curriculum (see course descriptions at Depending on the needs of the program, the candidate may have the opportunity to teach a course in his or her area of expertise.  Ph.D. in appropriate discipline by August 2017 is required. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach the ENVS core courses, a strong commitment to liberal arts education and a desire to participate in a community-based interdisciplinary program. Preferred Qualifications: Previous teaching experience, scholarly focus outside of the United States, background in the environmental humanities, active research agenda. We will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2017 and will continue to consider applications until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted on-line at

The University of California-San Diego invites applications from outstanding candidates for tenured faculty positions in Environmental Justice. The next review date is set for January 15th, 2017. These positions are part of a bold multi-discipline, multi-year initiative in practical ethics that spans the entire University. In this initiative, traditional normative ethical concerns are embedded in cross-disciplinary research areas such as the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, biological sciences, geosciences, engineering, business, and medicine. The university is particularly interested in recruiting candidates who display the highest standards of excellence in research, teaching and professional activity in environmental justice. Successful applicants will be expected to help build a genuinely interdisciplinary and preeminent program in practical ethics, with a focus on environmental justice. To apply for the position, and for more information visit:

The Department of History at Idaho State University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in the history of energy at ISU’s Idaho Falls campus. The area of specialization is open; however, we encourage applications from scholars whose work reflects transnational contexts of historical developments. We seek candidates who demonstrate a growing record of scholarship, commitment to effective teaching, and potential for successful grant funding. This assistant professor will contribute to the existing undergraduate and graduate curricula and develop courses in their areas of specialty. Teaching duties include live, hybrid, and online formats. Student advising is essential. The successful hire, whose office will be based on the Idaho Falls campus, will be a full member of the History Department, which delivers programs to both Idaho Falls and Pocatello. Positive decisions on tenure and promotion require excellent teaching, peer-reviewed publications, and collegial contributions to the university and the profession.

Review of applications begins January 15, 2017. Position open until filled. Ph.D. required by August 2017. Submit letter of application, C.V., and contact information for three references online at Inquiries may be sent to:

Department of History, Idaho State University, 921 S 8th Ave, Stop 8079, Pocatello, ID 83209-8079

ISU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.


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