The Environmental Studies Department at Dickinson College invites applications for a tenure track position in Environmental Health. We
seek an interdisciplinary scientist who studies the distribution of or human exposure to environmental hazards and the subsequent public
health implications. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: climate change, air and water pollution, toxic chemicals or
infectious diseases. GIS and other geospatial skills are advantageous. We are particularly interested in candidates who investigate
environmental health disparities (e.g., by race, class, gender, etc.) and who connect their science to the broader world through
conversation with affected communities and/or policy makers.
The successful candidate will teach an introductory level environmental
science lecture and laboratory course, upper level courses in their area of interest, and First Year and Senior Seminars, all in rotation
with existing faculty. The candidate will be expected to initiate an active scholarly agenda, provide research opportunities for Dickinson
students, and build on our strong community-based teaching and research programs. The ability to create inclusive learning environments for
an increasingly diverse student body will be an important characteristic of the successful candidate.
Dickinson College is a highly
selective liberal arts college with 2300 students and a national reputation for leadership in global and sustainability education. It is
located 20 minutes west of Harrisburg and is a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington DC, and Philadelphia. The Environmental Studies
Department is one of the oldest and most broadly established in the nation, offering a wealth of research and co-curricular opportunities.
Faculty work closely with Dickinson’s Center for Sustainability Education, which integrates environmental and sustainability education
across the college curriculum and promotes campus- and community-wide engagement in sustainability efforts, the Center for Global Study and
Engagement, and the Center for Civic Learning and Action. Candidates with an interest in citizen science or agriculture are encouraged to
work with other Dickinson College co-curricular programs including the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM – http://www.dickinson.edu/allarm) or the College Farm (http://www.dickinson.edu/about/sustainability/college-farm/).
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates should
have a Ph.D. or be near completion of a Ph.D.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.
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