Middlebury Summer School of the Environment recruiting faculty

The Middlebury Summer School of the Environment is currently recruiting faculty to teach in the summer of 2015:

Environmental Humanities:  Primary teaching responsibilities are (a) team-teaching with a natural scientist a course that focuses on an interdisciplinary environmental understanding of “place,” and (b) an elective of your choosing on some aspect of the environmental humanities with an explicitly global perspective.  Preference will be given to applicants whose curricular interests include issues related to environmental justice, ethics, or cross-cultural perspectives.

Environmental Social Sciences: Primary teaching responsibilities are (a) a practicum course that focuses on issues related to sustainability, and (b) an elective of your choosing on some aspect of environmental social science that includes a global perspective.  Preference will be given to applicants whose teaching experience includes the pedagogy of student-led research teams, and whose interests emphasize international issues, environmental justice, or rural environmentalism.

Environmental Art: Primary teaching responsibilities are (a) team-teaching with a natural scientist a practicum course that focuses on understanding, envisioning, and communicating to others how environmental systems function and (b) an elective of your choosing on some aspect of the environmental art, preferably with an explicitly global perspective.  Preference will be given to applicants whose curricular interests include issues related to media, communications, or public engagement with the arts.

Environmental Science: Primary teaching responsibilities are (a) team-teaching with an environmental humanist a course that focuses on an interdisciplinary environmental understanding of “place,” and (b) an elective of your choosing on some aspect of the environmental science that emphasizes field/lab experiences and global relevance.  Preference will be given to applicants whose curricular interests take advantage of the field opportunities available in Vermont, which include extensive and diverse terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems (including Lake Champlain) embedded within an agricultural landscape.

More details about these positions and the application process are available at the links associated with the position descriptions above.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  Additional questions that are not answered on the positions’ web pages can be directed to me (trombulak@middlebury.edu).

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