Open rank - Associate in Discipline/Lecturer in Discipline/Senior Lecturer in Discipline (Climate and Environmental Justice)
Location: New York, NY
Internal Number: 105267
Open rank – Associate in Discipline/Lecturer in Discipline/Senior Lecturer in Discipline Climate and Environmental Justice
The Columbia Climate School (CCS) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track, renewable position of Associate in Discipline/Lecturer in Discipline/Senior Lecturer in Discipline in the field of Climate and Environmental Justice to begin July 1, 2022.
CCS brings together an interdisciplinary faculty to conduct research and practice in a broad range of climate-related fields and to train students at the master's and undergraduate levels for careers in climate research, practice and education.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The search committee is particularly interested in candidates who, through their teaching, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the CCS academic community.
Candidates must have a demonstrated record of teaching in the field of climate and environmental justice (at least 2 years of teaching experience for Associate in Discipline, at least 5 years of teaching experience for Lecturer in Discipline with a master's degree or 2 years of teaching experience with a PhD, JD, or equivalent terminal degree; and at least 5 years of teaching experience for Senior Lecturer in Discipline).
We seek candidates who conduct research/practice that examines and addresses issues of environmental, climate, and racial justice. We particularly encourage applications from those with experience working collaboratively with communities and across disciplines. This may include, but is not limited to, earth science, geography, African American and African diaspora studies, anthropology, history, political science, sociology, Indigenous studies, or other related disciplines with relevance to the environment and environmental justice.
A master's degree in environmental justice or a relevant field is required for Associate in Discipline and Lecturer in Discipline. A PhD, JD, or equivalent terminal degree in environmental justice or a comparable discipline is required for Senior Lecturer in Discipline and strongly preferred for Lecturer in Discipline.
Applicants should be qualified to teach courses related to justice and the environment in CCS's graduate and undergraduate degree programs. They are also expected to provide consultation and support on integrating themes of environmental justice into curricula of other CCS courses and programs, and advising students on activities related to environmental, climate, and racial justice.
Screening of the candidates will begin immediately and the search will remain open for at least 30 days from the day of posting and continue until filled. For further information, please contact Hande Mutlu-Eren, Senior Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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