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Position Lecture-Track Faculty Position in Environmental Field Teaching, Emory University
Lecture-Track Faculty Position in Environmental Field Teaching, Emory University

The Department of Environmental Sciences at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, seeks applicants for a full-time (9 month) lecture-track position (Lecturer) with a focus on field teaching, beginning Fall 2017. We are open to a wide range of disciplinary or interdisciplinary academic backgrounds relevant to field teaching in environmental sciences, geosciences, ecology, or related fields. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. granted by the time of the offer letter and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in an innovative interdisciplinary environment.

The successful applicant will advise students and teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses with a focus on teaching outdoor-based courses. Such courses could take place in and around the Emory campus - which has excellent resources for field teaching - as well as further afield, from the state of Georgia to around the world. We particularly welcome applicants with field-based research experience with undergraduate students, and interest or experience in community engagement and/or discipline-based education research. We also encourage applications from candidates with a strong track record of teaching and mentoring students from under-represented groups.

The initial appointment will be made for a period of three years with potential for promotion to Senior Lecturer after 6 years (in exceptional cases candidates could be considered at this rank). Please see: for details about lecture-track appointments at Emory.

The successful candidate will join a friendly and cohesive faculty group of tenure-track and lecture-track faculty ( and will be expected to contribute to the academic life of the department, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University through service and academic committees.

Applicants should submit a cover letter; CV; two-page teaching statement; and the names and contact information of three references. Submit all application materials via Interfolio ( Evaluation of candidates will begin on November 14, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled; applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Questions related to the position (but not application materials) should be addressed to:

Geoscience-focused applicants may also be interested to apply to a different position in Environmental Sciences / Geosciences at Emory University's Oxford campus, 40 miles east of Atlanta:

Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply.
Position POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW Human Adaptation to Environmental Change in Forest Ecosystems
Postdoctoral fellow sought for research on human adaptation to environmental change in temperate
forest ecosystems. The goal of the research is to improve understanding of human adaptation behavior
and methods for projecting environmental changes that may result from interactions between human and
ecological elements of forested landscape in the context of climate change. The research will examine
the management and land use behaviors of individuals who own forestland and how these behaviors
may interact with changes in wildfire risk, insect and disease and vegetation over time. The postdoctoral
researcher will design, administer and quantitatively analyze data from social surveys and potentially
also lead scenario-planning exercises and focus groups.
The School of Natural Resources and Environment's overarching mission is to contribute to the
protection of the Earth's resources and the achievement of a sustainable society. Through research,
education, and outreach, the faculty, staff, and students are devoted to generating knowledge and
developing policies, techniques, and skills to help practitioners manage and conserve environmental
resources to meet the full range of human needs on a sustainable basis.
Start date: Flexible
Term: 1 year, 1.00 FTE
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Salary: $47,476 (benefits eligible)
Institution: School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE), University of Michigan
The candidate for the assistantship should be an interdisciplinary researcher with a PhD in human
geography, natural resources, environmental science, social psychology, sociology or a similar field.
The candidate should have:
 Expertise in social science research
 Experience with designing and administering social surveys
 Demonstrated scientific writing and communication skills
To apply, please submit the following in a single PDF file to Dr. Paige Fischer at
 Cover letter describing your relevant experience and scholarly interests
 Curriculum vitae
 Relevant publications
 References
Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity employer
Position Culture, Institutions and Sustainability
Position Description: The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured position at the assistant, associate or professor level, commencing autumn semester 2017. We are looking for a scholar whose research and teaching focus on how culture and institutions shape the resilience and sustainability of social-ecological systems. We are particularly interested in scholars who combine evolutionary theory with the tools of game-theoretic, mathematical, and/or agent based modeling to provide an ultimate explanation for the emergence and continued change in behaviors, social norms, cultures, and institutions that may facilitate or hinder efforts to move towards a more sustainable society. The ideal candidate would have a record of leading successful interdisciplinary research projects and will initiate new transformative research projects with colleagues across campus on issues of sustainable and resilient social-ecological systems.

Discovery Themes: This position is partially funded by Ohio State's Discovery Themes Initiative, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact. The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative interdisciplinary community of scholars in the Sustainable and Resilient Economy (SRE) program including faculty from Social and Behavioral Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Business, Engineering and Public Policy. The SRE program seeks to advance sustainability science by developing a more holistic understanding of sustainable and resilient production and consumption systems, human-environment interactions, and innovations in sustainable technologies and governance. Successful applicants will be expected to participate in or lead collaborative teams and interdisciplinary research on sustainability and resilience topics.

Qualifications: Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in anthropology at the time of application. Evidence of productivity and excellence in research and teaching required. The candidate will have the ability to teach introductory sociocultural anthropology, sociocultural theory and ethnographic courses in their area of specialization.

About Columbus: The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at

Application Instructions: The deadline for applications is November 1, 2016. Complete applications include a signed cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references. Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Mark Moritz at

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advan
Position PhD fellowship available in new Ecology, Evolution, Ecosystems, and Society (EEES) graduate program at Dartmouth College
We have a Ph.D. graduate fellowship available to begin Fall 2017 in the Ecology, Evolution, Ecosystems, and Society (EEES) graduate program at Dartmouth College. The student would join an ongoing research program with environmental studies professor Michael Cox on community-based fishing and rice farming in the Dominican Republic. The successful candidate will have a background in an environmentally-oriented social science and a desire to integrate applied social and ecological research. Extensive fieldwork in the Dominican Republic will be required, and as such a high level of Spanish fluency with substantial speaking experience is also required. The new EEES graduate program at Dartmouth College offers an interdisciplinary intellectual environment, ample resources for graduate students, and a committed faculty. To initiate an application, email a CV and statement of interest to Michael Cox ( Please forward this to anyone who might be interested.
Announcement Learning for Resilience: insights from Cambodia's rural communities
This publication emerged from four years of sustained research by partners in the Food Security, Climate Change and Natural Resources Management in Cambodia research program. In implementing this major program, the Learning Insti tute received financial support from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada and acted as a grant-making organization for partners.

This book summarizes lessons learned from rural communities about ways they have tried to build resilience in the face of changes that have affected their social-ecological systems. The research program consists of a diversity of projects spanning the country and focusing on a wide variety of themes and issues. Each project addresses specific dimensions of the nexus of 'climate change-food security-natural resources management' but they are integrated under one common research framework.

It was primarily witten by Khmer teams of researchers and was edited by Dr. Jean Christophe-Diepart and Ronald W. Jones for the Learning Institute in Phnom Penh.
Announcement New Masters of Environment at CU Boulder
The Environmental Studies Program at the University of Colorado Boulder announces a new master's program: Masters of the Environment with specializations in Policy & Management, Planning & Community Engagement, and Renewable & Sustainable Energy. Now accepting applications for Fall 2016.

Program Overview:

CU-Boulder's Masters of the Environment (MENV) is a professional degree program that prepares students for leadership in a wide range of careers in the environment, energy, and planning. Designed for early and mid-career professionals, students take courses that equip them to solve real world environmental and natural resource problems and to effectively engage with stakeholders in decision-making processes.

CU-Boulder's MENV program will prepare new leaders at the local, state, national, and global levels to sustain the long-term health of the planet and pursue sustainable development. MENV graduates will apply interdisciplinary knowledge and build community in ways that achieve fair, effective, and market-friendly solutions to environmental and social problems. Students will leave the program able to promote thriving human and natural communities that balance concerns for environmental health, economic wellbeing, and social equity.

MENV Requirements

The CU-Boulder Masters of the Environment degree is a 42-credit, 17-month program. MENV students will have the choice to specialize in Policy and Management, Planning and Community Engagement, or Renewable and Sustainable Energy.

This curriculum will provide students with training in leadership, as well as the tools necessary to tackle the environmental, energy, and planning challenges of the 21st century.
All MENV students will take a common set of core requirements, and undertake a yearlong, capstone project in conjunction with a partnering organization. These might include the National Park Service, a City of Boulder Planning Department, private industry, or an environmental advocacy organization, amongst many others. Students will also be required to take a series of elective courses. These can be chosen from CU-Boulder's wide array of graduate-level courses in the environment, planning, energy, and more.

For more information, please visit: and; or contact Myles Maland, External Relations Manager, at 720.635.6101.

Application Deadlines
• January 15, priority deadline for full consideration
• March 1, final deadline

Myles Maland
External Relations Manager
Masters of the Environment
University of Colorado Boulder
720.635.6101 (cell)
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