University of Houston: Instructional Assistant Professor of Energy and Sustainability
The Honors College at the University of Houston invites applications for the promotion-eligible position of Instructional Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2023. Disciplinary expertise is open, however, applicants must demonstrate how their teaching and research interests fall within the field of energy and sustainability studies, broadly construed.
The successful candidate for this position will teach Honors sections of “Introduction to Energy and Sustainability” (ENRG 3310) and “Case Studies in Energy and Sustainability” (ENRG 4320), plus one or more upper-level seminars of their own design that is related to their discipline and contributes to the Energy and Sustainability Minor.
In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will serve as the Associate Director of the Energy and Sustainability minor, which enrolls over 140 students. In this role, the successful candidate will actively recruit students to the Minor and develop and administer experiential learning programs, including study abroad, research, and other programs to engage students outside the classroom. Experience working in fields related to either energy or sustainability is preferred. Applicants must hold a PhD or other terminal degree in a relevant field.
Applicants must hold a PhD in a relevant field.
As a national leader in curricular and co-curricular education, the Honors College cultivates a community of agile and innovative thinkers, engaged citizens, and life-long learners. Its 2,500 students come from majors across the University to take intellectually challenging courses (generally taught as small seminars), minors, and programs that emphasize speaking and writing, encourage critical inquiry in disciplined conversation, and promote active learning and principled leadership.
Applicants must hold a PhD or other terminal degree in a relevant field.
To apply, please submit an online application.
For further information please contact:
Dr. Dustin Gish
Associate Instructional Professor
Faculty Senator, The Honors College
Director, Phronêsis Honors Minor
About the Honors College:
As a national curricular and co-curricular education leader, the Honors College cultivates a community of agile and innovative thinkers, engaged citizens, and lifelong learners. Its 2,500 students come from majors across the University to take intellectually challenging courses (generally taught as small seminars), minors, and programs that emphasize speaking and writing, encourage critical inquiry in disciplined conversation, and promote active learning and principled leadership. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
From the school:
With over 45,000 students on the main campus and as one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse public universities in the nation, the University of Houston (www.uh.edu) is a Carnegie-Designated Tier One Public Research University. Houston is the fourth largest and the most ethnically diverse city in the country. It has multi-national industries, commercial centers, the largest medical center globally, a robust arts community, professional sports, an entrepreneurial approach to new technologies, and is the world capital for petroleum exploration and energy.
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