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Job: Faculty Position

Posted on behalf of Molly Cole <molly.cole@wmich.edu>

Department Of Science  Studies, (pending move to a) WMU Institute For
The Environment


Western Michigan University seeks applications for a tenure-track
Assistant Professor position in environmental studies for Fall 1999,
pending budgetary approval.

The Environmental Studies Program is a thriving, broadly
interdisciplinary, undergraduate program with some 200 coordinate majors
or minors. It has a systemic, integrated, and proactive curriculum. It
has faculty directly attached to the Program through the Dept. of
Science Studies where it is housed. It also has faculty with joint
appointments and contributing faculty in the natural sciences, the
social sciences and the humanities. It is the integration of these
three conceptual domains and its focus on issues of sustainability that
distinguish the program.

The position requires a doctorate in one of these three domains and
substantial experience in, and /or conversancy with at least one of the
others. Such cross-domain knowledge and experience may take many forms,
but is essential Candidates will be expected to teach interdisciplinary
undergraduate courses in the Program, conduct a coherent and ongoing
program of research and scholarship, advise students, and work
collaboratively with a broad range of faculty. It is preferred that
candidates be familiar with the issues of sustainability.

For more detailed Program/course information visit our web site:

Western Michigan University, a Carnegie Classification Doctoral I
Institution and equal opportunity employer, has embarked upon a vigorous
affirmative action program and encourages applications from women and
members of minority groups.

Send letter of application; vita; statement of views on
interdisciplinary teaching, research and scholarship, and on issues of
sustainability; academic transcripts and three letters of recommendation
to: Kenneth A. Dahlberg, Director,  Environmental Studies Program,
Western Michigan University,  Kalamazoo, MI 49008. FAX (616) 387-3999;
INTERNET dahlberg@wmich.edu.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 1998 and applications
will be accepted until the position is filled.