Associate Professor and Chair, Environmental Studies

Associate Professor and Chair, Environmental Studies – Roanoke College announces a newly created tenure track line to lead our Environmental Studies program starting in August 2013. We seek an individual with strong interdisciplinary experience in environmental studies who can provide vision and leadership focused both on-campus and to external constituencies. Academic experience is required; additional experience in business, policy, or governmental sectors is valued.  A PhD in a science or social science discipline appropriate for environmental studies, a record of excellent teaching and active research are required. Teaching duties will include courses in environmental studies and general education appropriate to the candidate’s expertise, with a reduced load for program administration.

Our interdisciplinary program offers a BS in Environmental Studies with tracks in Environmental Science and Environment & Society.    To learn more about our program, visit Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia.  A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; women and members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.  Review of completed applications begins December 15.  Send (electronic or print) letter, vitae, teaching and research statements to: Dr. Gail Steehler, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Roanoke College, 221 College Lane, Salem, VA 24153-3794.<>.  Three letters of reference and transcripts will be required from candidates making the short list.

Salem, Virginia
Roanoke College
Dr. Gail Steehler