The ES Department is hiring an environmental scientist


Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Department ( to begin August, 2013.  The successful candidate must have a PhD in an environmental science discipline, have a commitment to teaching and advising in the liberal arts tradition, and aim to involve undergraduate students in his or her research.  Specialization may be in any environmental science, but expertise in wildlife ecology or restoration ecology in terrestrial ecosystems is preferred.  The successful candidate will teach introductory courses to majors and non-majors, as well as upper level courses in his or her area of expertise. To apply, send a pdf-format curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research goals, and three letters of reference, including at least one that addresses teaching effectiveness to: Dr. Rud Platt,, subject: scientist search.  Priority will be given to applications received by October 15, 2012. 

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of approximately 2,700 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy. The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, and disability.