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Assistant Professor of Bio & Environmental Studies

Madison  NJ

Drew seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Biology/Environmental Science - Terrestrial Ecology beginning Fall 2018, pending budgetary approval. The successful candidate will teach an interdisciplinary environmental science course with lab, introductory biology, and advanced courses related to ecology and the environment (e.g., forest ecology or related lab courses and upper-level seminars in the area of expertise).

Requirements:
The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, or a related field by Fall 2018. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of an active research program that engages undergraduate students, and ability to supervise independent student research are required. Ability to contribute to Drew's interdisciplinary program in Environmental Studies in terms of teaching and research supervision is also expected. We particularly seek faculty traditionally underrepresented in higher education.

Application:
To apply, submit the following materials merged into a single pdf document to HR1117-2@Drew.edu. Please include your name in the subject. For full consideration, please submit all materials by January 2, 2018.

  • Cover letter and CV
  • Comprehensive summary of teaching evaluations
  • Statement of research plans (2-3 pages)
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and practice (2 pages)
  • 3 letters of recommendation

About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master's and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor's degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

 

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.


Posted November 21, 2017

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