Assistant/Associate Professor of Sustainability & Environmental Policy, tenure-track – Ohio University

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The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University in Athens, OH seeks a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Sustainability and Environmental Policy. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (by August 15, 2014) or equivalent, relevant postdoctoral training, and evidence of scholarly research.

We are particularly interested in candidates with teaching and research experience in environmental sustainability, environmental studies, environmental economics, or related environmental policy areas. We are interested in candidates with experience and interest in interdisciplinary, collaborative, and learning by doing educational approaches. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the School’s extensive applied work portfolio, develop an interdisciplinary research program, and teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students at the School.

This is a full-time twelve-month tenure-track engaged faculty appointment in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs ( The School features a Master of Science in Environmental Studies, Master of Public Administration, Executive Master of Public Administration, undergraduate certificate in Environmental Studies, graduate certificate in Environmental Sustainability, Honors Tutorial Program in Environmental Studies, and undergraduate certificate in Entrepreneurship (in collaboration with the College of Business). Candidates should be comfortable working in an applied research environment that involves collaborating within the School and across the university with numerous faculty, professional staff, students, and external partners.

Minimum qualifications:

Ph.D. and research/teaching experience commensurate with appointment to Assistant or Associate. Specific minimum qualifications:
a. PhD in a related social sciences field. Candidates may be ABD at time of application but must have PhD by August 15, 2014
b. Experience in applied, interdisciplinary education and research
c. A demonstrated commitment to an applied research agenda in environmental sustainability, environmental studies, environmental economics, or related environmental policy areas
d. Commitment to graduate and undergraduate student teaching and advising
e. Experience working with diverse faculty and in teams
f. Record of successful external funding is desired
g. Experience with curriculum development is desired

Preferred qualifications:

Record of research and external grant activity, professional experience, and curriculum development.



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