Teaching Professor in Environmental Sciences and Sustainability

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a teaching professor position in Environmental Sciences and Sustainability. The position will be filled at the Senior Lecturer, Associate Teaching Professor, or Teaching Professor level, as appropriate, starting as early as summer of 2016. Associate Teaching Professors and Teaching Professors are accomplished teachers who have a record of achievement in curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, program leadership, and service to the profession. The successful candidate will not be eligible for tenure, but will be appointed for 3 to 5 years, depending on rank, with renewals and promotion expected. S/he will receive a competitive salary and benefits and will be eligible to participate in Johns Hopkins University health plans.
The appointee will teach, assess, and develop the Global Environmental Change and Sustainability (GECS) undergraduate program run by the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins. S/he will also advise students, manage the program on a daily basis, and liaise with the GECS faculty. Additional duties may include: advising undergraduate research, curriculum development, outreach, and marketing the GECS program. A Ph.D. is required in a relevant discipline; post-doctoral teaching experience is essential. Excellent communication and writing skills are required.
Applications must be submitted electronically using Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/33806 and must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching interests, and the names and complete contact information of at least three references. Questions concerning submission of application materials should be directed to Kristen Heisey (kgaines@jhu.edu). Other requests for information may be directed to Professor Anand Gnanadesikan (gnanades@jhu.edu). Review of the applications will begin 1 March, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and actively encourages interest from minorities and women. GECS_Ad_2016