Georgetown University - Professor of Sustainability

Post Date: 10/20/2022
Opportunity Type: Job
Organization/Grantor: Georgetown University
Position/Title/Fund: Tenure Line Professor of Sustainability
Deadline: Jan 02, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Location: Washington, DC

The Earth Commons (ECo Institute) within the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) seeks to hire a tenured faculty member at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The faculty member will be based within the ECo Institute, with their tenure home within the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

The ideal candidate is an interdisciplinary scholar whose background includes Sustainability science, environmental systems, and/or materials science but also has demonstrated ability to connect with related areas of sustainability. This includes engaging with policymakers, implementing strategies and solutions through partnerships with stakeholders, and communicating research and planning activities to diverse audiences. The successful candidate would develop a strong research program at the interface of multiple areas, including but not limited to areas such as sustainability science and policy, materials science, waste science, life-cycle design and assessment, product design, energy systems, food systems, water and marine systems, ecosystem services, urbanism and ruralities, and environmental systems dynamics.

How to Apply:

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements (latter two documents not to exceed two pages each), a diversity and inclusion statement (one page), names and contact information of three referees, and recent teaching evaluations (if available). All candidates must hold a PhD by the time of employment. The start date for this position is August 1, 2023. Applications for this position must be made via Georgetown’s online application management system Faxed, mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.