The Bi-College Department of Environmental Studies at Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Environmental Humanities beginning August 1, 2021. We seek a colleague with teaching and research interests in the humanities or arts, (e.g., literary and/or visual studies, the creative arts, history, critical theory, cultural studies or philosophy) with areas of interest at the intersection of the environment and Social Justice, Indigenous Studies, Race and Ethnic Studies, or Gender and Sexuality Studies. Candidates interested in community-driven collaborations would be particularly welcome. The successful candidate will teach a total of five courses, including at least one writing intensive Introduction to Environmental Humanities course each semester, plus three additional courses over the academic year.
A Ph.D. is required by the start date and teaching experience is preferred. The position begins August 1, 2021. The review process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit application materials by March 29, 2021.
To apply, submit a cover letter that addresses your teaching and research interests and experiences, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi (no more than 3), and two confidential letters of recommendation submitted by Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/85088.
Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,370 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 21 percent are international students). There are 330 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: VAP-ENVS-031121
About Bryn Mawr College
The mission of Bryn Mawr College is to provide a rigorous education and to encourage the pursuit of knowledge as preparation for life and work. Bryn Mawr teaches and values critical, creative and independent habits of thought and expression in an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum for women and in coeducational graduate programs in arts and sciences and social work and social research. Bryn Mawr seeks to sustain a community diverse in nature and democratic in practice, for we believe that only through considering many perspectives do we gain a deeper understanding of each other and the world.