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Part-time Lecturer: Environmental Policy & Planning
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Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences
URBAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AND PLANNING – ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES: Environmental Policy, Planning, and Politics
Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)
The Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning and the Environmental Studies Program at Tufts University are searching for a part‐time lecturer for Spring 2018 to teach UEP 0094-01/ENV 0094-01 Environmental Policy, Planning and Politics. UEP 094/ENV 094 is a core course in the Environmental Studies Program introducing students to the complexities of US environmental policy and planning through a case-based approach. Students in the Environmental Studies Program can take core courses in the major in any order so the course will include first-years through seniors as well as undergraduates from other majors such as Political Science and Engineering. A syllabus for how the course has been taught recently is available upon request.
Open only to undergraduates, the course introduces students to the concepts and techniques central to environmental policy, including the important roles played by politics and planning. Serves as a foundation for further work in Environmental Studies or as a broad overview of the issues key in the field. Case studies offer insights at local, state, national and international levels into systems thinking, transboundary issues, and stakeholder perspectives in Environmental Policy and Planning. Emphasis is placed on the interplay of science, technology and values in the development and implementation of policies and plans.
Candidates ideally will have a graduate degree in environmental policy, planning or related field. Well-qualified Environmental Lawyers (JD or JD/MA) with appropriate environmental policy experience will also be considered. Candidates must show evidence of successful teaching in Environmental Policy or closely related areas.
All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/46330. Please submit a cover letter, CV, sample course syllabus, course evaluations, and contact information for three references. Questions about the position may be directed to Ninian Stein, Lecturer, Environmental Studies Program, at Ninian.firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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