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Visiting Assistant Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences

Denison University
Granville, Ohio
Closing date
Jun 30, 2024

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Global Environmental Change
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Denison University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor in the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, to begin in August 2024. We are seeking a broadly trained Environmental and(or) Earth scientist to teach four courses (2/2) over the academic year in introductory Earth & Environmental Sciences and a course in their specialty (including but not limited to weather & climate, ecological & environmental change, climate & human history or other environmental science course). Successful candidates are expected to be outstanding teacher-scholars and, as a liberal arts college, we will prioritize candidates who evidence a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring students.

All application materials will be handled electronically at  

Candidates will have a Ph.D. by August 2024 in Earth and(or) Environmental sciences or a closely related field (however, ABD will be considered). Please submit a letter of application, a CV, names and email addresses of three references and a brief (2 page) teaching statement detailing your experience and ideas for teaching environmental science in a liberal art setting. Priority review of applicants will begin June 28, 2024, although applications will be open until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Dr. Erik Klemetti, search committee chair ( 

Denison University is a highly selective, private residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2400 undergraduate students from across the country and around the world.   The college is located in the village of Granville, Ohio, 25 miles east of Columbus.   For more information about Denison, visit our website at  

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide ( Denison University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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