North Carolina: Elon University seeks Assistant Professor of Agro-Ecology

11 Nov

Department of Environmental Studies, Assistant Professor of Agro-Ecology. Elon University invites applications for an ongoing position in Agro-Ecology position at the assistant professor level, beginning in mid-August 2011. The successful applicant will teach courses in sustainable and community-based food systems, an introductory interdisciplinary course in Environmental Studies/Science, and environmentally-focused mid- to upper-level courses; and must also be willing to teach in Elon’s General Studies interdisciplinary program.
 
Applicants should have academic training in agricultural systems and broad experience in the field, and must have a terminal degree in an appropriate discipline or field.  We seek candidates whose research is situated within a broadened vision of the possibilities of agronomic and social opportunities for sustainable agriculture in our region, along with a willingness to engage students in projects that involve hands-on experience with food production, environmental quality and community engagement. Environmental Studies at Elon is an interdisciplinary department, and our faculty have diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise: http://www.elon.edu/e-web/academics/elon_college/environmental_studies
 
Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. To learn more about Elon, please visit our Web site at www.elon.edu.
 
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be received by December 15, 2010, to be assured of consideration.  Send letter that addresses interest in working in an interdisciplinary environmental studies program, CV, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation electronically to elonens@elon.edu
 
Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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