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Part-time Lecturer Greenhouse Gas Management (non-tenure-track) (UEP 293-17)
Tufts University

Date Posted Mar. 8, 2024
Title Part-time Lecturer Greenhouse Gas Management (non-tenure-track) (UEP 293-17)
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
  • Urban Studies and Planning

The Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University is searching for a part‐time lecturer to teach one graduate-level course on Greenhouse Gas Management in Fall 2024. A syllabus for how the course has been taught recently is available upon request. 

 This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting, including scopes frameworks, inventory approaches and protocols, reporting, forecasting, and target-setting. It will also explore best practices for GHG reduction/mitigation and tracking progress over time. Additional components of the course will consider emerging methods of Life Cycle Analysis, consumption-based accounting, and embodied carbon assessment. Importantly, students will reflect on limitations associated with current modeling, methodologies, and challenges of accounting for GHG emissions from local to national and global scales, and consider implications for policy and planning as well as the corporate sector.


 This course will be taught on Tuesdays 6-9pm in person, although it may be possible to negotiate a different time/day.




Candidates should have an MS or PhD in a policy and planning relevant field with a focus on sustainability, environmental science, economics, or business, or an advanced degree in a related field and experience teaching GHG accounting. Ideal candidates will provide evidence of successfully teaching topics relevant to GHG accounting.


Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at .  Please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching evidence (syllabus, course evaluations, etc.), and three letters of references. 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 upon the completion of a background check.

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