Assistant Professor in Environmental Science


Barnard College


Saturday, December 15, 2018

Start Date

Monday, July 1, 2019

Barnard College seeks a full time tenure track Assistant Professor in Environmental Science, starting July 2019. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to and experience in teaching undergraduates along with establishing an active and externally funded research program involving undergraduates. Candidates should be engaged in laboratory and/or field based research that is accessible to undergraduate students and potentially utilizes the local environment in the broadly defined areas of atmospheric science/air quality, ecosystems, or resilience to environmental change. Teaching responsibilities could include courses supporting undergraduate research, client based service learning, field methods, GIS, and electives in their research area.

Barnard is an independent liberal arts undergraduate college for women in New York City affiliated with Columbia University. There are many opportunities to collaborate with faculty in the larger research community at Barnard College as well as with researchers at Columbia’s Earth Institute, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Mailman School of Public Health, and Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology.

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Applications should be submitted electronically to: and include the following: a cover letter, curriculum-vitae including a publication list, separate research and teaching statements highlighting past experiences and future plans, contact information for three references, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work.

We are currently hiring two positions in the Environmental Science Department with the second position in Environmental Sustainability. Please see: for details on that position.

Review of material will begin December 18, 2018.

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