Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

The Bi-College Department of Environmental Studies at Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 1, 2023 in Environmental Social Sciences, broadly defined. The successful candidate will be expected to be part of developing and teaching a diverse and inclusive curriculum, including interdisciplinary programs and other college-wide initiatives such as the 360 Program and the Emily Balch Seminars. We seek candidates grounded in one or more of the social sciences, including anthropology, human geography, economics, political science, or sociology, but prefer those with interdisciplinary graduate training in environmental studies, as well as those holding terminal degrees in Environmental Studies. Applicants must show demonstrated promise in research and a serious commitment to undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate will teach courses at all levels in our Environmental Studies curriculum, and their scholarship and teaching should address issues at the intersection of the environment and social justice, ethics, race, class, or gender. Prior experience teaching in an interdisciplinary Environmental Studies program is desirable. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. or other terminal degree requirements by the start date.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, and a statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion to the Department of Environmental Studies Search Committee, Bryn Mawr College via Interfolio at: In addition, candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Environmental Studies Department Search Committee. Applications received by November 7, 2022 will receive full consideration.

The College will be as flexible as possible in determining the nature of any interviews or meetings (virtual/remote and/or in-person interaction) that are conducted for this search.

Bi-College Department of Environmental Studies

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