Tuesday, September 12, 2006
VACANCY: Ass. Professor Environmental Studies/ International Intercultural Studies
Pitzer College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies and International and Intercultural Studies to begin in the academic year 2007-2008. This is a joint position with an emphasis in comparative environmental policy and social justice. We are interested in candidates with expertise in urban environmental issues, environmental justice, comparative policy analysis, natural resource policy, and global and local connections.
Candidates should have a commitment to undergraduate teaching at a liberal arts college and are expected to engage in research and publication. Preference will be given to those candidates who have completed the Ph.D. and who have teaching experience. Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, has a strong institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented social groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College's distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Asian American Studies, Black Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, and/or Women's Studies.
To apply, send letter of application, curriculum vitae, selected evidence of excellence in teaching and research, statement of teaching philosophy, a description of your research, and three letters of recommendation to Alan Jones, Dean of Faculty, 1050 N. Mills Ave., Claremont, CA, 91711. The deadline for applying is October 1, 2006, or until position is filled.