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