The Environmental Studies Program (ENVS) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer position in Environmental Data Science beginning in the fall of 2020. ENVS is a rapidly growing program that offers a new stand-alone major, a co-major, and two minors. We welcome candidates with diverse academic backgrounds, including but not limited to the sciences, natural resource management, engineering, or geography. The successful applicant will be expected to teach the equivalent of three courses per semester. Specific courses include Introduction to Environmental Studies; Introduction to Environmental Fieldwork; EnvironmentalData, Analysis & Visualization; and a senior capstone class. Depending on the applicant’s area of expertise, other classes might include Introduction toGIS for Environmental Studies, Environmental Statistics, or an advanced seminar. In addition, the faculty member will advise undergraduate ENVS majors in course planning, mentor senior theses, and provide program and university-wide service. Candidates will have the opportunity to contribute to other data science initiatives within the university such as the new Master of Science in Data Analytics and the Data Intensive Studies Center (DISC).
Requirements: Doctoral degree in hand by September 1, 2020 in a related field preferred. Candidates with quantitative training, expertise in data visualization, and experience involving students in stakeholder-relevant research are desired. ENVS is an undergraduate-serving unit, and candidates should be committed to teaching a highly motivated undergraduate student body.
All applications should be submitted via Interfolio, at http://apply.interfolio.com/68802. The following materials are required: a cover letter describing how their experience would contribute to the program and would advance Tufts University’s diversity efforts, a CV, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, teaching evaluations, sample of scholarly work, and three letters of recommendation uploaded directly by the recommenders to Interfolio.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by December 1, 2019. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
For questions about the position contact the Assistant Director Sara Gomez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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