One Year Position at American University

The Department of Environmental Science in the College of Arts & Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment for Academic Year 2015–2016. Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field. The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 31, 2015.

Applicants should hold a PhD or other relevant terminal degree. The position will require the incumbent to teach three courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Courses may include, but are not limited to, introductory courses in environmental science, and higher level courses in aquatic or atmospheric sciences. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in Departmental, College, and University activities and service. Although not required, term faculty are encouraged to pursue independent research programs incorporating graduate and undergraduate students.

Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, subject to on-going budgetary approval. Please submit applications via:  <>Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and recent teaching evaluations (if available). Please contact Kiho Kim, department chair, 202-885-2181 or if you have any questions.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit < >.

Established in 2008, the Department of Environmental Science offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Learn more about our program at < >.

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