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Post-Doctoral Fellow (Geography and the Environment)
Villanova University

  • Aug. 3, 2017
 
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow (Geography and the Environment)
  • Villanova University
    Villanova, PA
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Post-Doc
  • Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry
    Geography
 
 
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VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY


 



 
 


Post-Doctoral Fellow (Geography and the Environment)


Posting Number: 2017406F

Position Type: Faculty

Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants

Work Schedule: FT/12 Month

Department: 181-Geography and the Environment

Position Summary

We seek a highly qualified candidate for a 3-year appointment who will broaden the scope of expertise among the faculty in the area of environmental studies. The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in the area of environmental studies or associated fields for undergraduate students within their area of expertise.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect, and can contribute to the University's mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities will include lecture courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching obligation is twelve credit hours per year divided into a 2/2 teaching load. This is a three-year appointment. The position entails a 50% teaching and 50% research workload. The position will require the development and teaching of course material and the supervision of undergraduate and possibly graduate student research.

Minimum Qualifications

Requirements: the successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. (or near completion) and have the training and background to teach courses such as environmental change, water resources management, environmental policy, energy policy, and courses related to sustainability.
A Ph.D. in a field related to environmental science, environmental policy, sustainability, environmental geography, or other closely related disciplines is required.
We are especially interested in candidates whose teaching will contribute to the Departments commitment to academic excellence.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with promising research programs and the potential for publication in prominent outlets.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours

Special Message to Applicants

Applicants must apply on-line at http://jobs.villanova.edu. Review of application materials will begin 1 October 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. The online application should include a brief letter of application indicating your interest and suitability, a statement of teaching philosophy to include brief descriptions of three or four relevant courses the candidate is able to offer, a statement of research experience and plans, curriculum vitae, and unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts. The names and contact information for three referees are required and must be included. Referees will be contacted directly and asked to submit confidential letters of recommendation online to complete the application process for interviewees only.
For finalists, an official graduate transcript will be required.
Review of applications begins upon receipt and continues until the position is filled.
Villanova is located in the ethnically, racially, and culturally diverse Philadelphia metro region. The Department of Geography and the Environment is a multidisciplinary department with three undergraduate majors: Geography (BA), Environmental Studies (BA), and Environmental Science (BS). The Department currently has 10 faculty members and approximately 100 undergraduate majors, graduate students, along with two interdisciplinary minor programs. The Department also hosts a new Environmental Science (MS) masters program. The Universitys commitment to and investment in the Department includes the construction of new teaching and research laboratories to complement its existing GIS, teaching, and research facilities. The Department values dynamic and diverse faculty members who are committed to teaching, scholarship, and service. For a more detailed description of the Department, please consult http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/artsci/geoenv.html, or contact Dr. Francis A. Galgano, Department Chair (francis.galgano@villanova.edu).

Posting Date: 08/01/2017

Closing Date (12am ET):

Open Until Filled:

Salary Posting Information: Competitive

Salary Band: N/A

Job Classification: Faculty

To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/11841

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.




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