Bowdoin College: Senior position in Arctic Studies

Bowdoin College invites nominations and expressions of interest for a newly endowed position in Arctic Studies that will focus on the Arctic and some combination of policy, politics, and climate change.  Appointment will be at the level of tenured associate or full professor and will begin July 1, 2016.  

We seek a scholar-teacher whose work addresses one or more of the following in the context of the Arctic and circumpolar regions: international relations; law, politics, and policy; environmental issues; natural resource management and development; indigenous issues. The successful candidate will demonstrate a capacity for excellence in teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment, active engagement in research, and public leadership in their areas of expertise. This appointment will be in the Environmental Studies program and/or in the appropriate department relevant to the candidate’s training and disciplinary affiliations. The candidate may also be affiliated with The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center, one of the only such institutions of its kind at a liberal arts college. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester, including courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.

Nominations and expressions of interest may be directed to the office of the Dean for Academic Affairs at Expressions of interest should include a cover letter, c.v. and the names of three references.

Review will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.

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