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8/22/201210/1/2012UC Davis; Davis, CAAssistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Assistant Professor of Environmental Policy specializing in environmental politics, policy, and governance in the context of coupled human-natural (social-ecological) systems, with teaching, research, outreach and service responsibilities. The appointment is in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The position is for an academic year (9-month) tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, which includes the expectation that the appointee will conduct mission-oriented research and outreach of relevance to the California Agricultural Experiment Station. Responsibilities
expected to conduct mission-oriented research and outreach of relevance to the California Agricultural Experiment Station.
: The appointee is expected to establish a competitively-funded research program relevant to environmental policy, with an emphasis on issues related to climate change mitigation and/or adaptation and other important environmental issues. The candidate’s research should be grounded in theories of cooperation and institutional analysis and should employ quantitative approaches such as mathematical/computational models (for example, evolutionary game theory, network analysis, decision-making under uncertainty), behavioral experiments, and/or policy impact evaluation methods. The appointee will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses on theory or methods in environmental policy and on environmental policy topics. Additional contributions to departmental courses and graduate education are expected, particularly in the area of research design for environmental policy and integration of social science into interdisciplinary programs. Mentoring of graduate students, undergraduate student advising, participation in and development of outreach programs, curricular development, and performance of departmental and university service is expected. The appointee is expected to conduct fundamental research, train students, and provide outreach that will ultimately enhance environmental quality in California. The appointee is Qualifications:
Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Political Science, Environmental Policy, Public Policy, Urban Planning, or closely related field. Evidence of research excellence is expected. The candidate should have the ability to develop and instruct undergraduate and graduate courses and the ability to develop and conduct extramurally funded research. Salary:
Commensurate with experience within the Assistant Professor ranks at the University of California. Applications:
Materials requested to include: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) publications list, 3) up to three publications, 4) graduate school transcripts 5) statement of research accomplishments and future research plans, 6) statement of teaching accomplishments and philosophy, and 7) the names, addresses, including e-mail, of three professional references. Additional inquiries should be directed to Professor James Sanchirico, Search Committee Chair, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, (530) 754-9883, jsanchirico@ucdavis.edu.
Application materials must be submitted via the following website: https://secure.caes.ucdavis.edu/Recruitment/. The position will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, applications should be received by October 1, 2012. UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis
Title:
The research, teaching and outreach mission of the Department of Environmental Science and Policy (http://www.des.ucdavis.edu/) is to bring together the natural sciences and social sciences in the creation and distribution of basic and applied knowledge to support the development of sustainable solutions to today’s environmental challenges associated with resource use, climate change, and population growth. Faculty research interests include the ecological and economic management of marine fishery resources, the effects of invasive species on the diversity and functioning of ecosystems, the impact of environmental activism on resource management, the effects of habitat fragmentation and climate change on endangered species, and the connection between land use policy and automobile dependence.
The appointee will have access to many collaborative opportunities within the department and with colleagues in campus units such as the College of Letters and Science, the Graduate School of Management, the School of Law, the UC Center Sacramento, the John Muir Institute for the Environment, and the UC Davis Policy Institute for Energy, Environment, and the Economy.
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10/1/2012University of MichiganAssistant Professor The School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) at the University of Michigan
(UM) seeks applicants for a full‐time, nine‐month faculty position in sustainable food
systems. SNRE’ mission is to contribute to the protection of the Earth’ resources and
the achievement of a sustainable society.
We seek applicants working in any ecological aspect of sustainability in the food system
from production to consumption, with either a global or a domestic focus. The position
will focus broadly on sustainability aspects of the food system with a natural science
emphasis. It could include, for example, the conservation or function of wildlife in
agricultural landscapes, the effect of biodiversity on productivity, sustainability and
resilience of agroecosystems, ecosystem services within agricultural landscapes,
environmental considerations associated with urban gardens and local food systems
versus regional or international scale food‐distribution systems, the links between
agroecology and food sovereignty or food security, water or nutrient concerns related
to agriculture, or links between sustainability and the spatial distribution of agricultural
lands. The applicant’ substantive training and expertise may be in any natural science
discipline relevant to the sustainability of food systems, including ecology, agroecology,
agroforestry, hydrology, ecological modeling, spatial analysis, genetics, sustainability
science, etc. In addition to their disciplinary perspective, we seek candidates with
experience, skills, and interest in integrating knowledge from multiple domains, through
collaborations with people in other disciplines within SNRE and elsewhere.
This position in SNRE is one of five positions that are intended to broaden and deepen
the University’s commitment to research and teaching in the area of sustainable food
systems. and existing faculty in a cross‐disciplinary teaching and research effort in sustainablefood systems.The position will be filled at the assistant professor (tenure‐track) level. A Ph.D. in arelevant discipline or interdisciplinary program is required by the time of hire, andpostdoctoral experience is preferred.Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a concise personal statement describingyour vision and plans for research and education, and copies of three letters ofreference. To apply go toThe position is inherently interdisciplinary, bringing together a number of newhttp://sitemaker.umich.edu/sustainablefoodsystems/faculty_position_postings
Review of applications will begin on the position is filled. Campus visits are expected to occur in November and December2012. The position is expected to begin by September 1, 2013.October 1, 2012. Applications will be accepted until
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9/4/201210/15/2012Davidson CollegeTenure-track facultyhttp://www3.davidson.edu/cms/x46026.xml
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9/11/20129/26/2012University of Sussexlecturer or senior lecturerWe have a few positions open here at the U of Sussex and I was wondering if you would know of anyone interested in living the good life on England’s Riviera (that is how they fooled me). Most posts are at the junior level (lecturer or senior lecturer) and we are looking quite broadly for an economic geographer (with some quantitative expertise), researchers linking climate & ecology, or working on sustainability (I know it is very vague and I couldn’t really understand if they exactly know who what they want or if they are open to anything). The positions start in April 2013. The deadlines are very soon (Sep 26th) but from my personal experience, things move very quickly here (I was invited for the interview 1 week after the deadline, which was 1 week later and had the job offer on the spot).So if you know of potential candidates please put them in touch with me or have them check our website:http://www.sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs
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9/13/201211/1/2012Department
of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley
Assistant ProfessorThe Department of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, is soliciting applications for a tenure track position (Assistant Professor) in ecology and evolution of infectious diseases, including host-parasite interactions. A PhD is required by the date of hire. We are searching broadly, without regard to taxon or system and will consider exceptional individuals who study animal, plant, or microbial systems, including parasites that affect human health. Of special interest is research that integrates empirical studies with theory. Research topics could include the ecology of emerging diseases, ecological determinants of transmission by vectors or abiotic agents, the population dynamics of reservoir species and the impact of climate change on disease dynamics and host-parasite interactions. Other areas of research interest desired are pathogen evolution, evolutionary dynamics of host- pathogen systems, pathogen genomics, or the evolutionary consequences of intervention strategies. Candidates must have a strong interest in teaching and will be expected to contribute to instruction in the broad area of Ecology as well as in their specific area of expertise. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.



Applications and letters of reference should be submitted online through https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00046. Applications should include a curriculum vitae; a list of publications; copies of three significant publications; a brief description of research accomplishments; and a statement detailing research objectives, teaching interests, and service related to increasing participation in higher education by underrepresented groups. In addition, applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2012.

UC Berkeley is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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9/13/201211/16/2012Swarthmore CollegeAssistant or Associate Professor of EconomicsThe Department of Economics at Swarthmore College seeks to fill a tenure-track position in environmental economics at the assistant or associate professor level beginning in Fall 2013. Candidates should be committed to excellence in both teaching and research. The position is in the Economics Department and includes a formal commitment to teach in and help guide the Environmental Studies Program. All areas of environmental economics are of interest; areas of particular interest include energy, environmental health, food and agriculture, and water. It is expected that the successful candidate will have the PhD in hand by the beginning of the appointment.
Application Instructions:

Applications should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a teaching statement, and one research paper. Applications should be submitted to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1891. Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

Online Application URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1891
Informational URL: http://www.swarthmore.edu/academics/economics.xml
For more information, email: ncarrol1@swarthmore.edu
For more information, phone: 610-328-8125
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9/21/201210/21/2012Quantitative Environmental Social Science, University of Colorado-BoulderAssistant ProfessorThe University of Colorado seeks candidates for a position of assistant professor with expertise in quantitative environmental social science. We seek candidates with research focused broadly on the well-being and sustainability of human populations and/or the sustainable use and maintenance of ecological communities. The topical research focus areas for this position are broad and could include (but are not limited to) valuation of ecosystem services, natural resource governance, food security, and environmental health and justice issues. Candidates should have experience with quantitative social science research methodologies and a clear research plan to continue or expand these efforts at CU Boulder. Candidates from Sociology, Political Science, Geography, Economics, Anthropology, Public Affairs, Health Sciences, and related fields are encouraged to apply. The candidate will have a primary appointment in the Environmental Studies program (ENVS) at CU-Boulder. The ENVS program is a dynamic, internationally recognized program with over 25 faculty, 55 graduate students, and over 1000 undergraduate majors (http://envs.colorado.edu/about/). Consideration of applications will begin on October 21, 2012 and will continue until the appointment is made. Please submit a cover letter indicating interest in the position, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests and complete contact information for at least three referees to https://www.jobsatcu.com, posting # 818573. A successful candidate should use these documents to demonstrate an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to research and education in environmental studies. A PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in disciplines related to environmental studies at the time of appointment, evidence of current scholarly activity as well as a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education are required. Potential candidates seeking additional information, or those wishing to submit nominations, may contact the Search Committee Chair, Jason Neff, at jason.c.neff@colorado.edu. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at (303) 492-1334. See www.colorado.edu/ArtsSciences/Jobs/ for additional information.
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9/24/201211/15/2012International Environment and
Resource Policy, Fletcher School, Tufts University
Assistant or Associate ProfessorThe Fletcher School, established in 1933 as the first graduate school of international
affairs in the United States, seeks to fill a full-time, tenure track position at the rank of
Assistant or Associate Professor in International Environment and Resource Policy
beginning in September 2013. The Fletcher School’s faculty is multidisciplinary with an
emphasis on international affairs and the global perspective. We prepare Master’s and
Doctoral students to use environmental science, policy, economic, business and legal
insights to address global and international challenges in the field of natural resources
and the environment.
The new faculty member will be a member of the Center for International Environment
and Resource Policy (CIERP), which is home to a multidisciplinary group of faculty,
students and post-doctoral research fellows and visiting scholars. CIERP currently
clusters its research within four research programs: (1) Energy, climate, and innovation;
(2) Agriculture, forests, and biodiversity; (3) Water and oceans; (4) Sustainable
development diplomacy and governance.
Special consideration will be given to candidates with research interests in freshwater
resources, agriculture, forestry, or oceans; environmental policy in developing countries
and emerging market economies; or international sustainable development diplomacy and
governance. Discipline is open, but we encourage candidates who thrive in a
multidisciplinary environment and are familiar with the scientific, technical, policy, and
social science dimensions of their area. Prior experience as a post-doctoral fellow, in
teaching and research, and/or in professional positions will be given preference. The
applicant is expected to start a funded research program.
Review of applications will begin by Nov 15, 2012, and will continue until the position is
filled. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, any supporting materials including
representative publications, and three letters of reference to: IERPSearch@tufts.edu.
The Fletcher School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and the
administration, faculty, and student body are committed to attracting talented candidates
from groups presently underrepresented on campus.
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9/30/201211/15/2012The Department of Psychology (Faculty of Arts) and the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (Faculty of Science) at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Assistant or Associate ProfessorThe Department of Psychology (Faculty of Arts) and the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (Faculty of Science) at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver invite applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Behavioural Sustainability. Details about the CRC program are available at: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/. We are seeking to hire an individual with an excellent research record skilled at any number of strongly empirical approaches including but not limited to experimental design, survey techniques, use of observational and natural laboratories, analysis of large data sets, biological and/or neuroscience approaches, agent-based or other computational modeling, simulation design and testing. The successful candidate will be jointly appointed in both units, at the rank appropriate to their level of experience, either Assistant or Associate Professor. For information about our research programs, please visit: http://www.psych.ubc.ca/ and http://www.ires.ubc.ca/.We welcome applications from candidates whose work focuses on any of the following areas or their equivalents: (1) Environmentally conscious behaviour: behaviour or behavioural change including those studying judgment and decision making, social learning or learning enhancement, motivation, social norms and/or their evolution, prosocial behaviour, resistance, incentives or uptake of new knowledge given varying environmental, policy, institutional, informational or physical (e.g., built environment) contexts; (2) Responses to environmental change: the quality of experience and human response to differing environments (e.g., noise, temperature, space); behavioural adaptation of unique populations, institutions or user groups (short and/or long term); adaptation to environmental change and/or variability; social limits or thresholds to behaviour change in a given environment or set of environmental conditions; (3) Environmental assessment and/or scholars of well-being: responses to different incentive structures, choice contexts, or behavioural economics as it intersects with behaviour centric environmental assessment or environmental change, including scholars of well being as it pertains to linked human-natural systems or transnational studies of well being, human development and environmental security.The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2013. The starting salary for the position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Applicants should upload a single PDF file (containing a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 3 publications) to https://websec1.psych.ubc.ca/internal/faculty/jobappl/ and complete the brief form found on that webpage. Next, applicants should arrange to have at least 3 confidential letters of recommendation submitted online (details provided at the above webpage). The closing date for applications is: 15 November 2012.
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10/15/201212/1/2012Environmental Studies Program, Wesleyan UniversityAssistant Professor in Environmental ScienceThe Environmental Studies Program at Illinois Wesleyan University invites applications for a tenure-line Assistant Professor in Environmental Science and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), to begin August 1, 2013. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. by time of appointment in earth systems science, environmental geology, environmental geography, atmospheric sciences, biogeochemistry, climatology, global environmental change, or a related field. The University’s rapidly growing Environmental Studies Program has over fifty majors and fifteen contributing faculty members from across the sciences, social sciences and humanities. Candidates for this position should have a strong desire to help build a vibrant, interdisciplinary undergraduate Environmental Studies Program. Candidates should also have a commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts institution, an active research program that can involve students, a demonstrated record of effectiveness in teaching undergraduates in the classroom and in the lab and/or field, and be committed to providing opportunities in experiential learning. Responsibilities include teaching six courses annually (including Introduction to Earth Systems Science and its associated field-based lab, Introduction to GIS, courses in the candidate’s specialty, and, on a rotating basis, the Environmental Studies senior seminar) and supervising student research. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of research interests (including how students might be involved in research), and three letters of recommendation by December 1, 2012. Review of applications will begin thereafter and continue until the position is filled. Electronic applications, with each document clearly labeled and all included in a single file, are preferred; electronic letters of recommendation, clearly labeled with applicant’s name, may also be submitted. All materials should be sent to Patra Noonan, Administrative Assistant (e-mail: pnoonan@iwu.edu; phone: 309-556-3420). Questions may be directed to Professor Abigail Jahiel, Director, Environmental Studies Program, P.O. Box 2900, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL 61702-2900 (email: ajahiel@iwu.edu; phone: 309-556-3923). Illinois Wesleyan University is a highly selective, private undergraduate liberal arts university of approximately 2100 students that emphasizes quality teaching and student-faculty research collaboration. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work force.
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10/16/201211/2/2012Yale-NUS Collegefaculty of all ranksEnvironmental Studies at Yale-NUS College
The newly established Yale-NUS College in Singapore, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Yale University, is seeking faculty of all ranks in the broad area of Environmental Studies. We are interested in teacher-scholars who work at the intersection of the natural and social sciences, including but not limited to environmental economics/risk assessment, global change and society, environmental law and policy, and natural resource sustainability in Asia, other regions and worldwide.
We seek outstanding candidates for the inaugural faculty who have a particular interest in undergraduate teaching in a residential setting and are committed to innovative pedagogy and curriculum development. Candidates with enthusiasm for contributing to an interdisciplinary common curriculum in the liberal arts are particularly welcome. Faculty members are expected to maintain a strong research focus, with particular strength in mentoring undergraduates in research experiences. Startup funds, and continuing research funds on a competitive basis, are available through the College.
Environmental Studies is one of three interdisciplinary majors (Urban Studies and Global Affairs are the others) that draw from the natural sciences, arts and humanities. The College will not have disciplinary departments, but joint appointments with NUS departments can be arranged in cases where the involvement of Yale-NUS faculty with research facilities, graduate students, and other activities at NUS would be mutually beneficial. Salary, benefits and leave policies will be competitive at an international level.
The College values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. All particulars of the application process and links to the application site and to other information about Yale-NUS can be found at www.yale-nus.edu.sg/prospective-faculty.html. Review of applications begins on November 2, 2012 and will continue until positions are filled. Short listed candidates may be invited to visit Singapore beginning in January 2013.
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10/24/2012Department of Social Sciences - Michigan Tech UniversityAssistant Professor of SociologyPosition
Assistant Professor, tenure track, entry-level, nine-month position beginning August 15, 2013. Competitive salary. The Department offers undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The successful candidate must be able to contribute across these program areas.
Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field by August 15, 2013.
Preferred Qualifications
We are seeking an assistant professor of sociology to join the Department of Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University. The area of specialization is open. Candidates whose research and teaching interests articulate with one of our graduate programs (MS and PhD) in either Environmental and Energy Policy or Industrial Archaeology are preferred. Experience and interest in social justice, international contexts, interdisciplinary collaboration, or quantitative methods would strengthen the candidate’s application. Applicants who can contribute to existing and emerging department and university strengths are welcome.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong research record and agenda, as well as potential for securing external funding. Teaching experience is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per term, usually two to three undergraduate courses and one to two graduate courses each calendar year. Teaching Introduction to Sociology (enrollment 30-80 students) is required. Additional courses may be standard lower level sociology courses or other undergraduate and graduate courses within the candidate’s specialty area. All department faculty are expected to participate in instruction, to develop a program of publication and externally-funded research, to be engaged in our graduate program(s) and to be active in service. We seek candidates who can work effectively and collegially in an interdisciplinary university setting with a professionally diverse faculty.
Department & University
The Department of Social Sciences consists of seventeen tenured and tenure-track faculty and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Our faculty represent diverse disciplinary backgrounds within the social sciences. The Department offers undergraduate degree programs in anthropology, history, and social science and M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Environmental and Energy Policy and in Industrial Archaeology; contributes to campus-wide general education; and participates in the largest Peace Corps Master’s International Program in the nation.
Michigan Tech is a mid-sized public research university (RU/H) with approximately 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students from across the nation and around the world. These students
enroll in 130 degree programs in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; natural and physical sciences; and technology. Michigan Tech is ranked in the top tier of national universities according to U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2011” and received “Best in the Midwest” honors in Princeton Review’s The Best 373 Colleges, 2011 Edition. Our university values cross-disciplinary faculty and student contributions to global sustainability. A number of centers and institutes, including the
Sustainable Futures Institute, Center for Water and Society, Ecosystem Science Center, connect faculty researching and teaching on many environmental topics. Social Sciences faculty regularly participate through research projects with colleagues from diverse disciplines across the university, particularly benefitting from university strengths in engineering, forestry and environmental sciences.
Houghton/Hancock
Michigan Tech is located in Houghton, MI in the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Houghton is rated as one of the Top 10 summer travel destinations, as well as one of the Top 10 outdoor adventure spots in the country for our bike trails, Olympic-caliber cross country ski trails, Lake Superior shoreline, and numerous inland lakes and rivers. Situated on the hills bordering the beautiful Portage Waterway and only minutes from several Lake Superior beaches, the area offers a bounty of cultural and recreational opportunities. The historic downtown waterfront provides unique shopping, dining, and cultural opportunities in addition to serving as the mainland headquarters for Isle Royale National Park. Local schools are known for their high quality and commitment to being one of the top five districts for student performance in the state of Michigan. The Houghton County Memorial Airport offers jet service to and from Chicago twice daily on United Airlines. This environment, combined with a competitive compensation package, results in an excellent quality of life.
Application
Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2012. Full consideration will be given to applications received by that date. Interested candidates should complete the online application at https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/679 and upload required materials including: (1) a brief letter of interest, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) research statement, and (4) names and contact information for three to five references. Letters of reference will be requested for candidates making the short list.
Please direct inquiries to Richelle Winkler at rwinkler@mtu.edu or (906) 487-1886.
Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM. The university is also in its sixth year of a strategic faculty hiring initiative (see www.mtu.edu/sfhi). We have a Dual Career Program which assists departments with partner orientation to the university and identification of possible positions for partners (see www.dual.mtu.edu).
Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.
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10/24/2012ESPM, UC BerkeleyAssistant ProfessorThe Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management’s (ESPM) Division of Society and Environment at the University of California, Berkeley is recruiting for a tenure-track (academic year) assistant professor position in the field of Environmental Policy, with a focus on climate change, with an expected start date of July 1, 2013. Specifically, we are looking for applicants with an interest in innovative approaches to analyzing environmental regulation, the management of public lands and resources, climate change adaptation and mitigation, urbanization and land use, and/or environmental policy processes. We are particularly interested in applicants whose work focuses on climate change related issues and policies in the U.S. (though not exclusively), and who will work with scholars across the natural and social sciences. ESPM is a large, diverse department with strong science and social science contingents that directs itself towards multi-disciplinary approaches to environmental problem-solving. The successful candidate will fit with this mission by conducting research and teaching that is sensitive to rapidly changing social, political, and environmental contexts and oriented toward finding solutions to environmental problems.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop a nationally recognized research program on environmental policy and governance, preferably focused on the social dynamics affecting climate change, environmental policy formation and institutional practice, or new dimensions of natural resource law and policy (including agriculture). The successful candidate will also teach an undergraduate core course on U.S. environmental policy (addressing the challenges of making and implementing climate change, agricultural and/or natural resource policies and management) and a graduate course in his/her area of specialization. S/he will also share in teaching required interdisciplinary graduate and undergraduate courses.

The successful candidate will have an earned doctoral degree in (but not limited to) the social sciences, such as political science, sociology, science and technology studies, geography or from an appropriate interdisciplinary program, such as public administration, public policy studies, environmental studies, or law. Applications will be accepted through December 3, 2012. Evaluation of applications will continue until the position is filled. The Ph.D. or equivalent is required by date of hire. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. UC Berkeley is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty including single parents. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested individuals should submit the following application materials at http://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00080: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research interests, teaching experience, and service, 4) pdf copies of up to 3 recent publications, and 5) three letters of recommendation (requested directly through our online application system). Letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html. For additional information on the Department and the campus visit http://ourenvironment.berkeley.edu, and http://berkeley.edu. The University of California is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

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10/24/201211/15/2012University of New Mexico - Community and Regional Planning ProgramAssistant ProfessorTenure Track Faculty Search
Community Development
The Community and Regional Planning Program at the UNM School of Architecture & Planning is
seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Community Development Planning
to commence in the Fall 2013 semester. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate
seminars and studios in Community and Regional Planning. Undergraduate teaching will include
Introduction to Community and Regional Planning. CRP graduate teaching may include seminars in
Foundations of Community Development, Cultural Aspects of Planning, Regional Community
Development, Housing, Neighborhood Planning, planning studios and practicums, and topical courses in
the individual’s area of specialization. The successful candidate also will advise students, conduct
research and creative work, engage in scholarship and assume regular faculty administrative
responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Community and Regional Planning, Urban and Regional
Planning, Geography, or a related field; demonstrated teaching experience; and demonstrated research or
practice experience in community development planning or a related field. Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Community and Regional Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, Geography, or a related field;
comfort with web-based technologies such as GIS or the use of social media; ability to work in
interdisciplinary and collegial settings; ability to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels; research
or practice experience in areas such as Indigenous Planning, Raza Planning, or Latin American Planning;
promise for distinguished scholarship and applied research or professional practice; familiarity with
community economic development, community capacity building, and methods of community
participation and consensus building; grounding in the academic and professional discourse on identity
and place and community-based theory and practice in community and regional settings.
All interested candidates must submit a letter of intent, CV and contact information, including addresses,
telephone numbers, and emails, for four references online at https://unmjobs.unm.edu, posting #0817837.
Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit copies of selected work. For best consideration apply by
November 15, 2012. The position will remain open until filled.
UNM’s confidentiality policy, “Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment,” UNM
Board of Regents’ Policy Manual 6.7, which includes information about public disclosure of documents
submitted by applicants, is located at http://www.unm.edu/~brpm/r67.htm. New Mexico has a rich and
varied culture, and qualified candidates from all underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
The Community and Regional Planning Program in the School of Architecture & Planning at the
University of New Mexico has been accredited since 1985 and offers a professional Master of
Community and Regional Planning degree and an undergraduate degree in Environmental Planning
and Design. The Program hosts an ethno-culturally diverse faculty and student body. About 65
graduate students and 50 undergraduates are enrolled each year. About one-quarter of graduate
students are enrolled in dual degrees with Latin American Studies, Water Resources, or Public
Administration, and the Program is considering dual degrees with Public Health and Geography. The
School is home to the Indigenous Design and Planning Institute and the Resource Center for Raza
Planning and actively engages its regional Southwest context. THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW
MEXICO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND
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11/13/201212/15/2012Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of ConnecticutAssistant ProfessorJob Posting Title: Assistant Professor - Ecological or Evolutionary Responses to Global Change Job Summary: Life on Earth is being subjected simultaneously to three of the largest unplanned, uncontrolled experiments in human history: rapid global climate change, massive habitat transformation, and a homogenization of the planet’s biota through the spread of invasive species. We seek a researcher who integrates ecology and evolution to understand responses of biodiversity to global change at organismal, population, community, ecosystem or biogeographical scales. Applicants are expected to have a strong statistical or theoretical background. He or she will be expected to: 1) supervise an independent research program that will attract extramural funding; 2) teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including courses such as biostatistics, ecology or evolution, and a course in the applicant’s specialty; 3) provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students; 4) offer professional service to the Department and University; and 5) perform public outreach. This position builds on existing Departmental strengths in ecology, evolutionary biology, conservation biology, systematics, and organismal biology. More information about the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology can be found at http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/eebwww/. Minimum and Preferred Qualifications: The successful applicant will have completed requirements for a Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology or a related field and have a minimum of two publications in the area of ecological or evolutionary responses to global change. Preference will be given to a researcher who integrates across evolution and ecology, has acquired extramural fellowships or grants, and has the potential to establish a nationally recognized research and teaching program on ecological or evolutionary responses to global change. Evaluations of such potential will be made by assessment of: 1) graduate and postdoctoral experience; 2) research accomplishments, productivity and extramural funding; 3) statement of teaching and research objectives; 4) professional references; and 5) expertise in ecological and evolutionary responses to global change. Appointment Terms: This is a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 23rd, 2013. To Apply: Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a summary of research accomplishments and future research objectives, a description of teaching experience and philosophy, and the names and contact information of three professional references through Husky Hire (http://jobs.uconn.edu). Applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent via e-mail to Kathleen Tebo at kathleen.tebo@uconn.edu. Review of applications will begin on 12/15/2012. Questions regarding this position may be addressed to kathleen.tebo@uconn.edu. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women, and people with disabilities.
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11/26/201211/30/2012Department of Human Ecology (Landscape Architecture + Environmental Design Program) - UC DavisAssistant ProfessorThe University of California, Davis seeks applicants for an open position at the rank of Assistant Professor, nine-month tenure-track appointment. The position has requirements for teaching, research, and university and public service in the area of landscape architecture, and includes the expectation that the appointee will conduct mission-oriented research and outreach of relevance to the California Agricultural Experiment Station. The successful applicant will have demonstrated ability to conduct research and publish around topics related to landscape architecture, but interests that overlap with other departmental units such as community development, human development, and geography. The Department of Human Ecology is the home of the Landscape Architecture + Environmental Design Program that offers a Bachelors of Science in Landscape Architecture. The program has 7 full-time faculty and graduates 36-40 students each year. As the only accredited undergraduate landscape architecture program in Northern California, our faculty members are responsible for training young professionals, pursuing regionally relevant research, and serving local community through outreach. Our department also serves as the home of the Geography Graduate Group which offers Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Geography. For this position we are searching for candidates working at the intersection of three areas: (1) geographic information systems (GIS),(2) urban geography, and (3) community participation. We seek candidates whose work analyzes direct linkages between the use of GIS and other visualization methods with participatory planning and design, especially among underserved populations. Candidates should have expertise in methods of GIS and public participation; professional experience working with underserved populations; ability to participate in design studio teaching; and a proven track record in cross-disciplinary research. Ability and willingness to teach and participate in the UC Davis Geography Graduate Group and to take a leadership role in the California Community and Regional Mapping Laboratory is desirable. This position will be recruited at the Assistant Professor rank, and is a tenure-track academic year (9-mo) position. Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Community Development, Geography or a related field at the time of appointment. Preferred Qualifications: The candidate should have a strong interest in academic inquiry and teaching, with substantial knowledge of landscape architecture, planning, community development, or a related field. Prior professional experience, especially in collaborating with community groups and the public, is strongly encouraged. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong program of research, contribute to the core teaching in the undergraduate and graduate courses in landscape architecture, and mentor and direct research programs of graduate students. Salary: Commensurate with experience within the Assistant Professor rank at the University of California. HUMAN ECOLOGY SEARCH PLAN PAGE 7 OF 10 Appointment Date: Applications will be reviewed with the expectation that the appointee will be available for service on or about July 1, 2013. Applications: Candidates should begin the application process by registering online at https://secure.caes.ucdavis.edu/Recruitment/.Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, research and teaching statements and background, copies of relevant publications and manuscripts, a portfolio in PDF format, and the names and addresses of four references. When you submit a portfolio (in PDF format) please upload it in the publication category and in the file name indicate it is a portfolio. Your digital file must not exceed 10mb. The position is open until filled, but to ensure consideration, please apply by November 30, 2012. Inquiries should be directed to the chair of the recruitment committee: Dr. Stephen Wheeler, Committee Chair Department of Human Ecology Landscape Architecture+Environmental Design smwheeler@ucdavis.edu (530) 754-9332 UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community.We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
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11/28/201212/3/2012Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management - UC BerkeleyAssistant ProfessorThe Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management‚s (ESPM)
Division of Society and Environment at the University of California,
Berkeley is recruiting for a tenure-track (academic year) assistant
professor position in the field of Environmental Policy, with a focus on
climate change, with an expected start date of July 1, 2013. Specifically,
we are looking for applicants with an interest in innovative approaches to
analyzing environmental regulation, the management of public lands and
resources, climate change adaptation and mitigation, urbanization and land
use, and/or environmental policy processes. We are particularly interested
in applicants whose work focuses on climate change related issues and
policies in the U.S. (though not exclusively), and who will work with
scholars across the natural and social sciences. ESPM is a large, diverse
department with strong science and social science contingents that directs
itself towards multi-disciplinary approaches to environmental
problem-solving. The successful candidate will fit with this mission by
conducting research and teaching that is sensitive to rapidly changing
social, political, and environmental contexts and oriented toward finding
solutions to environmental problems.The successful applicant will be expected to develop a nationally
recognized research program on environmental policy and governance,
preferably focused on the social dynamics affecting climate change,
environmental policy formation and institutional practice, or new
dimensions of natural resource law and policy (including agriculture). The
successful candidate will also teach an undergraduate core course on U.S.
environmental policy (addressing the challenges of making and implementing
climate change, agricultural and/or natural resource policies and
management) and a graduate course in his/her area of specialization. S/he
will also share in teaching required interdisciplinary graduate and
undergraduate courses.The successful candidate will have an earned doctoral degree in (but not
limited to) the social sciences, such as political science, sociology,
science and technology studies, geography or from an appropriate
interdisciplinary program, such as public administration, public policy
studies, environmental studies, or law. Applications will be accepted
through December 3, 2012. Evaluation of applications will continue until
the position is filled. The Ph.D. or equivalent is required by date of
hire. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and
equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and
service. UC Berkeley is committed to addressing the family needs of
faculty including
single parents. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to
apply.Interested individuals should submit the following application materials at
http://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00080<http://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00030>:
1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research
interests, teaching experience, and service, 4) pdf copies of up to 3
recent publications, and 5) three letters of recommendation (requested
directly through our online application system). Letters will be treated as
confidential per University of California policy and California state law.
Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a
third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley
statement of confidentiality: http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html. For
additional information on the Department and the campus visit
http://ourenvironment.berkeley.edu, and http://berkeley.edu. The University
of California is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
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1/31/20132/18/2013School of Global Studies, Lund UniversityLecturer http://www.sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/967 School of Global StudiesDepartment of Geography
Lecturer in Global Change Ecology
Salary range: Lecturer A starting at £33,230 and rising to £36,298 per annum
Lecturer B starting at £37,382 and rising to £44,607 per annum
Closing date for applications: 18 February 2013
Expected start date: 1 September 2013DescriptionThe Department of Geography in the School of Global Studies wishes to appoint a lecturer in Global Change Ecology. We seek candidates with research interests in terrestrial ecology particularly modelling and global biogeochemical cycles, to complement our existing profile in climate and Earth System science within physical geography. The post is key to our strategic initiative to link research and teaching in Physical Geography and Ecology (in the school of Life Sciences). It supports the development of a new multi-disciplinary research centre focused on sustainability integrating expertise in natural and social sciences, and policy from across the university.The successful applicant will be expected to conduct international quality research, secure external funding, and contribute to teaching of Geography and Ecology undergraduate and post graduate students.Informal enquiries should be addressed to the Head of School, Professor Richard Black, r.black@sussex.ac.uk.
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4/2/20134/22/2013Department of Earth and Resource Science, University of Michigan - Flint.Assistant Professor Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Earth and Resource Science, University of Michigan - Flint. For additional information, please consult our website at www.umich.edu/~jobs. At Detailed Search enter job ID xxxx. UM-Flint is a non-discriminatory/Affirmative Action Employer. Shortcode:________________ Full Advertisement The Department of Earth and Resource Science (ERS) at the University of Michigan – Flint invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor to begin August 1, 2013. The University of Michigan-Flint is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. The candidate will direct an Integrated Science Teaching certification program. We seek an Earth Scientist specializing in Physical Geography, Natural Resources, or another Earth Science-related field. Teacher preparation, experience with K-12 settings, and STEM experience are preferred. Instructional responsibilities are likely to include introductory courses in Physical Geography, Weather and Climate, Hydrology, and a Science Teaching Methods Course, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Individuals with an interdisciplinary background that complements existing departmental strengths are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching education and must exhibit the potential for teaching excellence, and ability to participate in a future Master’s Program in Integrated Science Teaching to begin in 2014. Support is also provided for ongoing pedagogical and disciplinary research, as the candidate will be expected to engage in a relevant program of research and contribute engaged service to the Department, College, University and community. Our university has state of the art classrooms and computing facilities, and is part of the University of Michigan library system which is one of the largest in the world. For a view of our campus and the ERS department see www.umflint.edu/ers. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geography, Natural Resources, or a related discipline. ABD will be considered with a completion before the start date. Please send curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and the names of three references to the address below. Apply: ERS Search, Earth and Resource Science, 516 Murchie, University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, MI 48502-1950 or electronically to lebe@umflint.edu. Application review begins April 22, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Earth and Resource ScienceJob Description for Assistant Professor Posting Position Title: Assistant Professor of Earth and Resource Science College of Arts and Sciences University of Michigan-Flint Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Geography, Natural Resources, Earth Science, or a related discipline. ABD with a completion before start date is acceptable. Proposed Start Date: September 1, 2013 Description of Duties: Teach introductory courses in Physical Geography, Weather and Climate, Hydrology, and Science Teaching Methods, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Direct an Integrated Science Teaching Certification Program. Conduct research, advise undergraduate students, participate in departmental leadership, and other professional activities. Publish and contribute to engaged service. Application Deadline: Review begins on April 22, 2013 and continues until position is filled. Documents Needed: Curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and three letters of reference. Contact Name: Greg Rybarczyk or Marlos Scrimger Earth and Resource Science Search Committee Co-Chairs E-mail: grybar@umflint.edu E-mail: mscrimge@umflint.edu Address to send documents: ERS Search, Earth and Resource Science 516 Murchie Science Bldg. University of Michigan-Flint Flint, MI 48502-1950 lebe@umflint.edu
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