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Visiting Assistant Professor: Gettysburg College

2015 February 12
by smonani

Position Summary:
Gettysburg College invites applications for a one‐year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Environmental Humanities in the interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Department beginning August, 2015. Field of specialization is open. Teaching responsibilities include one or more upper-division courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, an environmental humanities core course for Environmental Studies majors, and introductory environmental studies courses for non‐majors. The teaching load for this position will be three courses each semester.

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D., although ABD will be considered, and be committed to interdisciplinary teaching in the liberal arts tradition.

Application Details:
Applicants should apply online at: A cover letter, curriculum vitae and statement of teaching and research goals should be submitted. In addition, applicants should enter the names and mail addresses of three professional references. After the applicant completes his/her on-line application, the professional references indicated will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically. At least one individual should be able to speak to the candidate’s teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin on March 25th, 2015 and will continue until a successful candidate is found. Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Sarah Principato at

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220‐acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy. The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and disability.

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