Energy Policy Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

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Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences, Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Dept.
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The Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University is searching for a part‐time lecturer to teach the graduate-level course Energy Policy and the Transformation to Zero Carbon in Fall 2020.  
Energy policies reflect vital social goals including national and regional security, physical and environmental health, poverty alleviation, employment creation, manufacturing competitiveness, mobility of people and goods, and increased social justice. This course examines energy from several policy perspectives including the role of energy in community economic development, opportunities associated with technology and policy innovation, and explores programs and policies designed to de-couple economic growth and greenhouse gas emissions.

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This course will be taught on Thursdays 1-4:30pm, although it is possible to negotiate a different time/day.  Instructors must also be willing to offer the course online as needed.   


Candidates should have a Master’s degree or PhD in public policy, urban planning, public health, energy policy, engineering or a related field. Those with real-world practice and energy policy experience are preferred, as well as past teaching at the college-level.   

How to Apply: 

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at . Please submit a cover letter, CV, available teaching evidence (syllabus, course evaluations, etc.) and contact information for three references.  Questions about the position may be directed to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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