Sterling College is conducting a search to identify two new colleagues to join its faculty in Craftsbury Common, Vermont. The start date is flexible from as early as August 2022 onwards, and is pending budget approval.
The full position descriptions, salary, benefits, and application instructions can be found here: https://www.sterlingcollege.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Faculty-Posit...
Agroecological and Ecological Science
Applicants for this focal area will have the ability to teach introductory courses in ecology, biology, and sustainable agriculture, and additional courses in one or more of the following areas: agroecology, statistics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), climate science, and nutrition. This position could include management of our new science lab and/or GIS lab.
Cultural Ecology, Cultural Studies, Philosophy, or Ethics
Applicants for this focal area will have the ability to teach a breadth of humanities classes relating to ecology, environmental studies, and food and farming. Preferred candidates will have expertise in cultural ecology and/or ethnoecology, or one or more of the following areas: cultural anthropology, cultural studies, philosophy, and ethics.
The College is committed to in-person instruction, but experience and familiarity using
online tools, particularly for hybrid course delivery and competency-oriented education,
will be seen as a strength.
Faculty responsibilities include:
● Teaching courses across the curriculum and contributing to the foundational
curriculum of the college
● Academic advising
● Service on committees or councils
● Advising students in independent studies and senior research projects.
● Sterling is also one of nine federally designated Work Colleges, and faculty members
serve as supervisors in our work program.
Expected qualifications include:
● Relevant teaching experience
● Subject matter expertise
● Advanced academic credentials and/or substantial practitioner experience
● Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary, experiential, field-oriented
● Demonstrated commitment to our mission of ecological thinking and action
● Demonstrated commitment to pedagogy that integrates multicultural perspectives
in the curriculum and promotes inclusion in the classroom
The Search Committee will begin to review candidates on April 18, 2022. Candidates who
have submitted materials prior to April 22, 2022 will receive full consideration and the
searches will continue until successful appointments have been made.
Please send a cover letter, CV, and details of three references to Micki Martin, Executive
Assistant to the President and Secretary of Faculty Search (firstname.lastname@example.org).