NTT- Assistant Teaching Professor
SEBS - Human Ecology
Commensurate With Experience
The Department of Human Ecology at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers, The State University is seeking qualified applicants for a non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor with expertise in social science theory and the practice of environmental, urban, and societal sustainability. Candidates with prior experience working in the private and/or public sectors are especially encouraged to apply. With an expected start date of Fall 2023, this position will contribute to the continued development, growth, and implementation of academic programs focused on Sustainability within the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. The successful candidate will have an initial teaching load of four to six courses per Academic Year, including teaching Introduction to Sustainability (11:374:299), Practicum in Sustainability (11:374:399), and developing and teaching other relevant courses consistent with the needs of the curriculum and their expertise. They will also be expected to further develop the existing academic Minor in Sustainability and will contribute to the scoping of a potential interdisciplinary Major in Sustainability. To this end, the successful candidate will also serve as a bridge between academia, industry, and governmental and non-governmental organizations to build new relationships and partnerships that can further refine the sustainability curriculum, ensure that students develop knowledge and skills that meet the needs of employers, and have access to relevant internship and job opportunities. Additionally, this position is expected to facilitate student engagement with sustainability in and outside the classroom and on campus. The successful candidate will also work with other faculty members to expand the capacity for collaborative academic program development in environmental, urban, and societal sustainability across the campuses and schools at Rutgers.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the Universitys web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine. Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employees offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
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Minimum Education and Experience
Ph.D. required. Prior teaching experience in relevant courses strongly preferred
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Instructions to Applicants
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Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus
Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
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Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidates offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.