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Assistant Professor of Environmental Humanities

School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Arizona State University

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Environmental Humanities
AOS categories Environmental Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number ASU Job# 12660
Location Tempe, Arizona, United States
Start date August, 2019
Job description

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies

Assistant Professor of Environmental Humanities JOB# 12660

Arizona State University’s (ASU) School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies (SHPRS) seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in environmental humanities beginning August, 2019. Those with a background in environmental history, environmental philosophy, environmental religious studies, or the equivalent are eligible to apply. We particularly solicit applications from scholars committed to cross-disciplinary and/or public-facing scholarship that connects environmental humanities research to other initiatives at ASU and engages publics outside the university.

Arizona State University is the nation’s leading public university committed to inclusion and excellence in research and education. Sustainability is central to ASU’s mission, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in one or more of the university’s several initiatives, such as sustainable food systems, religion and ecology, energy and society, indigenous sacred practices and land, biology and society, and environmental justice. Job duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising undergraduate and graduate students, engaging in research, and participating in university service as appropriate to rank.

Required qualifications include:
• Ph.D. in history, philosophy, or religious studies or its equivalent at time of appointment
• Research focus in any branch of the environmental humanities, such as environmental history, environmental ethics, or religion and ecology, etc.
• Demonstrated interest in cross-disciplinary collaboration and/or public engagement

Desired qualifications include:
• Ability to forge connections between SHPRS and other units at ASU, including the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
• Evidence of public engagement
• Demonstrated excellence in the classroom
• Ability to engage non-western approaches to environment
• Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.

To apply, please submit the following through Interfolio, http://apply.interfolio.com/57475:
• Cover letter addressed to Environmental Humanities Search Committee
• Curriculum vitae
• Writing sample (no more than 50 pages)
• Contact information for three references

Application deadline is December 18, 2018; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment. Questions can be directed to Christopher Jones, search committee chair, at cjones36@asu.edu.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html
https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
To apply, please submit the following through Interfolio, http://apply.interfolio.com/57475: • Cover letter addressed to Environmental Humanities Search Committee • Curriculum vitae • Writing sample (no more than 50 pages) • Contact information for three references Application deadline is December 18, 2018; if not filled, applications will be reviewed every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment. Questions can be directed to Christopher Jones, search committee chair, at cjones36@asu.edu. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/57475
Hard deadline December 18, 2018, 11:59pm MST
Contact
Web address for more information https://shprs.asu.edu/
Contact name Christopher Jones
Contact email
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Time created November 5, 2018, 10:13am EST
Scheduled expiry date December 18, 2018, 11:59pm MST
Last updated November 5, 2018, 10:13am EST
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