College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Professor & Director (Environmental Science & Policy Program)

University of Maryland  |  College Park, MD  |  Posted: Mar 3 2017

Position Number: 122789
Category Status: Faculty Tenured
Unit: AGNR-College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The successful candidate will be committed to the spirit and practice of interdisciplinary studies, direct the ENSP programs and be responsible for all aspects of the program including program personnel matters, budget, coordinating student advising with the Assistant Director and program staff, coordinating program curricula with faculty, advisors, facilitating recruitment activities with college representatives, developing ongoing communication and outreach with ENSP students and facilitating student professional development opportunities.

This position is with the ENSP Program which is administered through the Office of Academic Programs in the College of Agriculture of Natural Resources. The position will be located on the University of Maryland College Park campus and will report directly to the Associate Dean for Academic Programs. Salary will be garnered 50% from existing position and 50% from the ENSP budget and/or supporting colleges as appropriate. The University of Maryland offers an extensive benefits package.



  • Ph.D in related field.
  • Experience in and commitment to interdisciplinary environmental science and policy education for undergraduates including an appreciation for the social sciences, natural sciences, and humanities.
  • Experience and excellence in teaching across the range of students from freshmen to seniors.
  • Exemplary record of scholarship in a field related to the program.
  • Must currently hold a tenured faculty appointment in any academic college of University of Maryland, College Park at the rank of least Associate Professor.


  • Full Professor strongly preferred.

Salary & Benfit Information:

Salary will be commensurate with experience. The University of Maryland offers an extensive benefits package.

Application Instructions:

All candidates must apply online at  A complete application packet includes a cover letter, resume or CV, unofficial academic transcripts, and three (3) professional references, including name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address.


Position Closing Date:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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