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Posted: 09/08/2011

Employer
Hobart William Smith Colleges
Environemental Studies

Hobart William Smith is a liberal arts college with 2200 students and a strong history of community outreach, international study, and interdiscipinary study. The Environmental Studies Programcurriculum is interdisciplinary in that each student is responsible for developing the proper mix of courses from the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. Through careful selection of the Environmental Studies Core and Elective courses, students are able to define a focus within the discipline such as public policy, social ecology, aquatic studies and concepts of nature. Environmental Studies offers an interdisciplinary major, a B.A., and an interdisciplinary minor.


Position
Asst Professor Env Studies/GIS
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Geneva, NY
Details
 

The Environmental Studies Program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin the fall of 2012. We seek a colleague with teaching and research interests that utilize Geographic Information Systems (ArcGIS). The applicant is expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, maintain a productive research program, participate actively in a liberal arts environment, and work with a culturally and socially diverse population. The scholarly field should complement the geographical and topical expertise of our current faculty. Specific teaching duties include introductory and advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) courses (using ArcGIS) plus additional courses at the introductory, core and advanced levels and potential participation in the Collegesí general curriculum. The Environmental Studies Program is one of the largest majors on campus, and strongly encourages students to participate in a variety of community service opportunities, on faculty research projects and the Collegesí summer research program.

A Ph.D. in environmental geography or related field is strongly preferred. Applicants must send a signed letter of interest, CV, teaching and research statements, and arrange for three signed letters of recommendation to be sent under separate cover to:

Professor John Halfman, Chair

Environmental Studies Program

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Geneva, NY 14456

Review of applications will begin September 30, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the program see http://www.hws.edu/academics/envirostudies/

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program. Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Collegesí mission.

OPen until
none given

How to apply
Applicants must send a signed letter of interest, CV, teaching and research statements, and arrange for three signed letters of recommendation to be sent under separate cover to: Professor John Halfman, Chair Environmental Studies Program Hobart and William Smith Colleges Geneva, NY 14456

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