Faculty Position in Environmental Philosophy ~ Bioblogia.net

1 de septiembre de 2004

Faculty Position in Environmental Philosophy

Faculty Position in Environmental Philosophy
Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure-track, academic year Assistant Professorship in environmental philosophy.This will be a joint appointment: 75% in the Lyman Briggs School of Science (LBS; in the College of Natural Science) and 25% in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife (FW; in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources). This position is part of an expanding university- wide program in environmental studies and policy. The successful candidate will teach three undergraduate courses on topics in the philosophy of science, technology, and the environment, and a joint (LBS, FW) upper-level undergraduate / graduate course in environmental ethics and philosophy. Some thesis supervision. Usual non-teaching duties. Some summer work available. Applicants will be expected to develop an independent research program focusing on the integration of environmental philosophy into environmental policy.
Michigan State University provides an excellent environment for creative teaching and research in environmental philosophy. Opportunities to interact with scientists and philosophers, including involvement with the Environmental Studies and Policy Program (ESPP, http://www.environment.msu.edu/) and the undergraduate Science, Technology, Environment and Public Policy Specialization. LBS also anticipates faculty openings in biology and mathematics.
A Ph.D. in philosophy or related field is required. Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive start-up support will be provided. EO/AAE. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. To assure consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2004. Applications should include an application letter, CV, teaching portfolio, research prospectus, and three letters of recommendation. Information about LBS and FW can be found at http://www.msu.edu/unit/lbs/ and http://www.fw.msu.edu/.
Questions regarding this position or electronic submission of applications may be directed to pennock5@msu.edu or materials may be sent to:
Prof. Robert Pennock, Search Committee Co-Chair
Lyman Briggs School, E-34 Holmes Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48825-1107

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