The School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) at the University of Michigan invites individuals to apply for the position of LEO Lecturer III. Applications are welcomed and encouraged regardless of background and identity. To apply, please complete the application on the U-M Careers site.
This initial posting will end on 11/13/2020. Review of applications will take place throughout the posting dates and continue until the position is filled, if necessary beyond the initial end date.
This position is subject to the terms of the LEO bargaining agreement.
The effort associated with this position is expected to be 2/3 instructional and 1/3 service/administrative
Teach the equivalent of four graduate courses per school year. It is the expectation that two of these courses will be lecture/discussion format on topics related to SEAS’ sustainable systems specialization and may be either new courses or adapted from existing material. The remaining two courses will be advising theme-based masters’ project teams, which are capstone experiences of interdisciplinary teams working with external clients that span three semesters.
Student Advising and Program and Curricular Development
Provide advising services to graduate students, such as academic and curriculum advising, writing letters of recommendation, serving on thesis committees, serving as faculty advisor to student organizations, and other student facing responsibilities, as needed.
Collaborate with faculty within SEAS, and the Sustainable Systems specialization in particular, on curriculum development and other programmatic needs.
We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment that respects diverse experiences, promotes generous listening and communications, and discourages and restoratively responds to acts of discrimination, harassment, or injustice. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is deeply rooted in our values for a sustainable and just society.
A PhD in a sustainability-related discipline or a Master’s degree and at least 3 years of relevant experience.
Expertise in a relevant area to the Sustainable Systems specialization. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: environmental systems analysis, industrial ecology, life cycle assessment, design for environment, sustainable energy, urban, water, and/or food systems, climate change adaptation/mitigation strategies, sustainable supply chain management, trade-embodied emissions, and risk assessment.
Demonstrated commitment to inclusive teaching and promoting and participating in diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships and effective channels of communication within academia.
Particular consideration will be given to candidates whose expertise can serve multiple specializations in the school.
Selected candidates will be contacted and interviewed remotely. The anticipated start date for this position is January, 2021.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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