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State University of New York at Old Westbury - Assistant Professor - Environmental History

The History and Philosophy Department at the State University of New York at Old Westbury is accepting applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to commence Fall 2020. 

Candidates should be specialists in Environmental History (regional specializations of modern Europe, Latin America, Asia, or Africa preferred).  They should have a demonstrated expertise in both environmental history and their regional specialization and will be expected to teach courses in these areas.  The successful candidate for this position will be a key faculty member in the department's proposed Environmental Studies major.  Candidates should have a broad background in environmental studies both at the general and at the research level.  

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in History or closely related field. (ABD will be considered with Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2020).
  • Degree specialization or dissertation topic specifically related to environmental history.
  • Evidence of active research agenda in the area of research specialization.

The full job announcement and application process can be found at:

Open until filled.  First review of applications to begin on October 21, 2019.


University of California, Berkeley - Assistant Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies 

The Comparative Ethnic Studies Program in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley is recruiting for an Assistant Professor. Fields and areas of specialization are open. The Comparative Ethnic Studies Program pursues intersectional research and teaching about race and Indigeneity through comparative, relational, and transnational frameworks. We seek a scholar fluent in these conceptual frameworks whose potential areas of expertise might include interdisciplinary approaches to digital cultures, labor and migration, the politics of race and space, sexuality studies, environmental justice, and/or philosophy, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. 

For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, go to questions, please contact Lauren Taylor a

The deadline to apply is October 22, 2019.

New York University - Assistant/Associate Professor in Science Studies

The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University (NYU) invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Science Studies to commence September 1, 2020. 

NYU seeks an interdisciplinary scholar in the humanities or social sciences with expertise in biology, medicine or science-related studies of the body. Candidates should be able to design and teach imaginative, innovative courses that elaborate and examine scientific questions in their historical and theoretical contexts, and will be interested in teaching non-specialists and well as those concentrating in scientific fields. A strong interest in interdisciplinary teaching and in advising individualized undergraduate and graduate programs of study is essential. Examples of disciplinary fields that would fit this position include History; History of Science; Science and Technology Studies; Feminism; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Philosophy; Literature; Anthropology; Sociology; Geography; Visual Studies; and Environmental Studies. Applicants are eligible to apply for this position if they are recent PhD's, current assistant professors, or recently tenured Associate Professors.

All application materials must be submitted electronically.To apply, please visit:

For questions, please contact Gallatin Human Resources at

Deadline - Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

University of Buffalo - Three Professors in Department of Environment and Sustainability

As part of a multi-year plan to hire six tenure-track faculty, the newly formed Department of Environment and Sustainability at the University at Buffalo seeks to hire three Assistant or Associate Professors for the 2020-2021 academic year.

In this round of hiring, we seek scholars with expertise in the economic, social, political, cultural, historical, psychological, and ecological aspects of environmental and sustainability issues. We are especially interested in scholars who study the macro structures that affect the sustainability of societies; the forces that shape the way individuals think and act; and the processes controlling coupled natural-human systems. 

Application materials should be submitted via UBJobs:  Review of applications will begin Nov. 1, 2019.

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