The Department of Environmental Earth Science (EES) at Eastern Connecticut State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position (open rank) in sustainable energy science starting fall of 2014. This position is responsible for oversight of the Center for Sustainable Energy Studies (CSES), and is supported by an endowed fund and 1 course per semester of reassigned time from the regular teaching load.
The successful candidate will have expertise in sustainable energy science and knowledge of built environments and/or alternative energy and a doctorate in geoscience, energy science, engineering, physics, environmental science or a related field by August 26, 2014. Junior faculty will be given full consideration and are encouraged to apply. Applicants must demonstrate aptitude for teaching undergraduates, ability to integrate sustainable energy within the EES program, and desire to be involved with sustainable energy initiatives on campus. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in sustainable energy science, green buildings and additional courses in support of the Sustainable Energy Science (SES) track in the EES major and SES minor. EES seeks a colleague that will further departmental efforts to engage students in undergraduate research, internships and other pre-professional experiences, many of which have arisen through collaboration with the Institute for Sustainable Energy. The successful candidate will develop a research program in energy science that involves undergraduate students and is related to energy geoscience, built environments, climate change, or other energy-related environmental fields. Additional expectations include participation in the University’s liberal arts core curriculum, academic advisement, continued professional development, and service on the Green Campus Committee.
Send all application materials electronically including a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching ability, unofficial transcripts, and names of 3 references to Dr. James A. Hyatt (firstname.lastname@example.org), Search Chair, Environmental Earth Science Dept., Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226. Review of complete applications will begin in November. ECSU is an AA/EOE and encourages women and minorities to apply. Departmental information is available at http://www.easternct.edu/environmentalearthscienc.