Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Positions in Sustainability Science
Summary: The Department of Earth, Environmental, and Sustainability Sciences at Furman University invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Sustainability Science at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level beginning in August 2024. The successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in sustainability or a related field prior to August 1, 2024, and must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, mentoring, and establishing a productive research program that leads to transformative educational experiences for undergraduate students.
Position Requirements: Teaching responsibilities consist of four courses with labs per year, including SUS 120 (Principles of Sustainability) or EES 112 (Introduction to Environmental Science) and two upper-level electives in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidates are expected to employ inclusive teaching methods in the classroom, engage in undergraduate research mentorship, student advising, and service activities at the department, university, and professional levels.
Position 1 – Quantitative Sustainability: For this position, we seek a Sustainability Scientist with a strong background in quantitative research methods and systems modeling broadly defined. We are particularly interested in the application of quantitative methods to sustainability metrics and the ability to train students, through classwork and undergraduate research. Areas of focus could include but are not limited to sustainability indicators, greenhouse gas accounting, ESG reporting, ecological footprinting, or material flow analysis, among others. Teaching responsibilities would include SUS 242 (Dynamic Systems Modeling). For more details and to apply, click here
Position 2 – Community Sustainability: For this position, we seek a Sustainability Scientist with a background in community-based participatory research. Areas of focus could include but are not limited to social and environmental justice, governance and leadership, climate resilience and adaptation, and sustainability transitions. We seek candidates with a demonstrated capacity to develop engaged research in communities with undergraduate students. Teaching responsibilities would include SUS 473 (Sustainability Practicum). For more details and to apply, click here