The Environmental Program in the University of Vermont (UVM) Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources has launched a search for a new faculty member to start the 2018-2019 academic year. The position is a full-time, 9-month appointment as a Lecturer in the Environmental Program

The Program seeks a dedicated and inspiring educator who shows evidence of being an innovative teacher, with experience mentoring undergraduate research and scholarship and an interest in joining a community of scholars focused on environmental problem-solving and social and environmental justice. 

The successful candidate will teach large and small undergraduate courses focused on global issues in environmental studies, sustainability, and/or natural resources and advise undergraduate students. The position includes opportunities to develop and instruct courses in the lecturer’s area of expertise. 

The UVM Environmental Program is one of the oldest environmental programs in the country and has 25 tenure-track and teaching faculty and 450 undergraduates majoring in Environmental Studies across three colleges and schools. The Program oversees UVM’s ten Natural Areas, amazing resources for teaching and research across the state. The focus of the Program is to develop innovative and interdisciplinary thinkers who understand and engage with the natural world and environmental issues from a diversity of perspectives. 

Application review will begin January 14, 2019 with an anticipated position start date in August 2019. Please contact Dr. Brendan Fisher, Search Committee Chair, with any questions or inquiries at or +1 (802) 656-0351. 

View full position details and application instructions on the UVM Jobs website. 

Position number: 00023333


Rubenstein School
Forest from atop Mount Mansfield
The summit of Mount Mansfield, the highest peak in Vermont, is one of ten UVM Natural Areas managed by the Environmental Program and used for teaching and research.