Environmental Ethics Visiting Fellowship – Online/Remore

March 22, 2021

Introduce a general audience to the environmental ethical dilemmas posed by climate change and exploring implications of the proposition that "all things have ethical standing." This is a collaboration between the nation's leading center for international ethical studies and an audio drama producer to bring nuanced, contemporary ethical issues into a public conversation. We seek an environmentalist who is conversant with the current and near future ethical considerations for the global community. This collaboration will publish a short online program in ethical studies this spring and summer.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

Applications will be screened by senior staff of the collaborators.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:

  • Prepare curriculum and three 20-minute lectures that are relevant, insightful, and engaging that support learning in a general population.
  • Lead one 40-minute panel discussion and one 40-minute debate, both with 20 minute Q&A, on environmental ethics, in part focused on the implications of the proposition that "all things have standing" and raising the issues that this suggests.
  • Lead three 30-minute student interactions online.
  • Preferred: Answer written questions from students once a week for two months. Refer students to appropriate bibliographies and online resources.
  • Work closely with Program Chair/Lead Scholar and Producer (as appropriate).
  • Abide by the appropriate policies and procedures contained in the Carnegie Council’s Employee Handbook.
  • Estimated work time: preparation of the curriculum plus 20 hours.
  • Contractor position.

Requirements

  • Minimum Requirements: Master's Degree in Environmental Studies, or a subfield.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Sensitivity to diversity in student population.
  • Experience with Google and Zoom collaboration tools and fluency with standard office tools.
  • Online teaching experience preferred.

Fellowship: $5000. Engagement starts immediately.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply, please send CV to: info@fightersteel.com (Subject: Carnegie Council Fellowship) AND a brief cover letter explaining your interest and availability.