Environmental Studies Lecturer in RIT STS Department (full time, non-tenure track)

Posted: December 27, 2022
Deadline: January 17, 2023

Non-Tenure Track Faculty7446BRCollege of Liberal ArtsCLA-Science, Technology, and SocietyFaculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track LecturerFaculty Discipline:Faculty Rank: LecturerEmployment Category: FulltimeAnticipated Start Date: 21-Aug-2023Detailed Job DescriptionThe Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) seeks applicants for an Environmental Studies lecturer in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society (STS) beginning in the fall of the 2023-2024 academic year. The department is seeking a teacher who can contribute to high-quality undergraduate education. The selected candidate would be expected to teach 8 courses per year and to participate in department and college meetings, events, select committees, and potential administrative service activities.We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core valueshonor code, and statement of diversity.Live our values, embrace diverse perspectives, and nurture the RIT community to remain a great place to work for all.Department/College DescriptionThe STS Department is an interdisciplinary group of scholars who study how science and technology shape and are shaped by their social, cultural, political, and environmental contexts. In our teaching, we seek to leverage the power of science, technology, and the liberal arts to enable students to work in a wide variety of careers needed to address current and emerging environmental crises and the pervasive influences of science and technology on modern society. Because environmental problems embody equity and social justice issues, solving them requires expertise and insights from the humanities and social sciences, as well as technical and scientific knowledge from the STEM disciplines. Accordingly, we seek a lecturer with expertise in environmental humanities or social sciences, and a strong interest in environmental justice issues.Through our courses and advising, we support RITs general education program and several interdisciplinary degree programs across the Institute, including the Environmental Science program. More information about our program can be found at https://www.rit.edu/liberalarts/department-science-technology-and-society.Required Minimum QualificationsThe successful candidate will

Required Minimum Education LevelMS, MARequired Application DocumentsCover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Sample Syllabus, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching PhilosophyHow To ApplyApply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 7446BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

You can contact the search committee chair, Dr. Jessica Pardee, at jwpgss@rit.edu for additional information or with questions on the position. For best consideration, complete applications must be received by January 17, 2023, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Published: 12/27/2022