This is a full time faculty position starting in the 2016/17 academic year.
Faculty Position in Sustainable Food Systems and Food Justice
The Evergreen State College seeks a broadly trained social scientist or historian with expertise in sustainable food systems and food justice. Applicants must be able to teach topics related to food sovereignty and food security through the lens of food/agricultural policy, economics and history. In addition, the successful candidate must have experience in community food advocacy.
Faculty at Evergreen are expected to teach undergraduates at all levels. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to developing interdisciplinary curricula with faculty colleagues and in helping undergraduates develop the capacity to link theory to practice. The preferred candidate would have experience in pursuing innovative teaching practices, as well as teaching diverse and under-represented populations. Evergreen's curricular structure facilitates project-based undergraduate research, as well as internships with public and private organizations, including local and state agencies and tribes. Candidates who will support and develop these opportunities in collaboration with the Center for Community Based Learning and Action are highly desirable.