Hennebach Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Humanities

Colorado School of Mines

Job type: visiting

Application deadline: October 17, 2016


We seek applicants whose teaching and research engage environmental issues from the perspective of the arts and humanities, and we welcome applicants with expertise in more than one humanities discipline. This position is funded by the Hennebach Program in the Humanities; in addition to teaching 2/3 load (courses to be determined based on candidate’s expertise), the successful candidate will be expected to assist the Director of the Hennebach Program in bringing humanities and arts related programming to the campus, as well as working to engage the campus and local communities in these activities. The candidate will also work with interested faculty in LAIS and across the campus in fostering a new, multi-disciplinary Environmental Studies minor.

Applicants must come from disciplines that fall under the broad umbrella of the humanities. We are especially interested in candidates whose work contributes to one or more of the following areas: environmental history, film studies, environmental studies, art and art history, media studies, gender studies, religious studies, environmental philosophy, or environmental justice.

Applicants must have

  1. A Ph.D. or MFA awarded no later than June 2017
  2. An active research agenda in issues related to the environmental humanities
  3. Demonstrated teaching experience as the sole instructor of university-level courses in environmental humanities-oriented courses.

This position, a two-year Visiting Assistant professorship, carries a salary of $50,000.  Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines’ mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: family.mines.edu

Please visit our website at http://jobs.mines.edu/cw/en-us/job/492379/hennebach-visiting-assistant-professor-of-environmental-humanities for the complete announcement and instructions on how to apply online. Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/bckzq9rpjd

Posted: September 09, 2016