Associate Professor / Director of Environmental Studies Program

Job Description:

Binghamton University is seeking a Director for the Environmental Studies Program, with a Fall 2015 start date.  This hire will be at the Associate Professor level.

As Program Director for Environmental Studies, the successful candidate will have collaborative and programmatic ties with departments including anthropology, biology, economics, geography, geology, philosophy, political science, public administration and sociology. Candidates are expected to have a proven track record in obtaining external funds with plans for continuing to sustain a nationally recognized interdisciplinary research program.  Candidates should also have a strong record of teaching and mentoring students, and be willing to offer undergraduate and advanced undergraduate/graduate level courses in their area of expertise.  Candidates with research and teaching interests in land use planning and environmental impact assessments are particularly encouraged to apply.  For further information about the Environmental Studies Program, visit the Environmental Studies website ( The search committee will work with candidates to establish ties to an appropriate graduate program.

This is a core hire position for the Sustainable Communities Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence (TAE), one of five TAEs that Binghamton University has identified for growth under the auspices of the SUNY2020 plan.  For more information on the TAEs [and SUNY2020], go to The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues across campus to generate research and contribute to teaching in this field. A publication record that relates directly to at least one, and preferably more, of the 3 Es of sustainable communities– environment, economy, and equity; and demonstrated impact, for example leadership in professional associations and/or editorial boards will be viewed favorably.

The search committee will include members of the Sustainable Communities TAE steering committee. For questions concerning the position, contact Pam Mischen ( the search chair.

Associate or Full Professor rank.

Additional Information:
Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information of at least three references to the Binghamton University Interview Exchange site at  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Applications will be considered until the position is filled, but priority will be given to those received by November 30, 2014.;jsessionid=7E599AFF71B3EAC4F1A960F119E33006;jsessionid=C30CA113220CADBAD75FC5855BA54953?JOBID=53655