Part-time Lecturer Position – “Introduction to Food and the Environment” Course

Part-time Lecturer Position – “Introduction to Food and the Environment” Course

Organization: College of the Environment
Title: Lecturer, Part-Time
Search #: NN0349

Position Details:
The University of Washington, Seattle, is recruiting for a Lecturer, Part-Time (50% FTE) in the College of the Environment for a term of 1 quarter, beginning September 16, 2013. The College of the Environment is an unrivaled constellation of environmental research, education, and application. In partnership with industry, government, and non‐profits, the College is committed to creating future leaders, steeped in basic science and critical thinking, and focused on developing sustainable solutions to the critical challenges of our time.
The College seeks applicants with environmental science training that includes expertise in food studies (farming, plant biology, culture and politics of food, and/or human health and nutrition). Applicants must be committed to excellence in teaching, working with a diverse student population, and working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.
The course load is one course for one academic quarter. The course, C ENV 110 “Introduction to Food and the Environment,” relates the production and consumption of food to the major areas of environmental science including energy use, water consumption, biodiversity loss, soil loss, pollution, nutrient cycles, and climate change. The course explores basic science concepts and how food production impacts the key processes.
Candidates must have completed a least a master’s degree prior to the appointment; a completed Ph.D. is strongly desired. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.
TO APPLY: Please submit the following via email to coenvaad, ATTN: Julia Parrish, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Diversity, College of the Environment: 1) letter of application, 2) current CV, 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 4) two letters of recommendation. First consideration given to applications received by May 15, 2013.
If you have questions regarding this position or need a disability accommodation, please contact Julia Parrish at coenvaad.
The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and UW faculty engage in teaching, research and service. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
If you have a question about the details of this search / position please contact the hiring unit directly. Thank you for your interest in this position at the University of Washington.