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Part-time Lecturer in Energy Policy (non-tenure-track)
Tufts University

Date Posted Jun. 8, 2023
Title Part-time Lecturer in Energy Policy (non-tenure-track)
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts & Sciences: Urban Environmental Policy Planning
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Environmental Policy

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 2023.  

 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. 



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 those with past higher education teaching experience.  


Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at

Please submit a cover letter, CV, available teaching evidence (syllabus, course evaluations, etc.), and  three letters of reference. Questions about the position may be directed to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 All offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.


  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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