The Food and Resource Economics Department and the School of Forest Resources and Conservation seek to fill a 12-month tenure-accruing position for an Assistant Professor with research and extension interests related to Fisheries / Aquaculture Governance. Click here for more information.
University of Idaho
Division/College: College of Natural Resources
Employee Category: Exempt
Pay Range: $50,000 -$55,000
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Participate/Lead in the design, implementation, and direction of ongoing and future social science research on public lands management, travel management, and visitor use. Contribute to recruitment and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students engaged in related projects. Coordinate project management with supervisory NRS faculty and agency officials.
Education: Ph.D. in Social Science related to natural resource management or closely related field.
Research Experience: Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills applied to natural resource related research.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Experience publishing research in relevant referred/reviewed outlets
Demonstrated ability to work independently and with a group
Ability to pass a background check
Education and experience related to public lands management, government finance and/or natural resource policy analysis research
Experience with recreation travel management planning
Experience with public involvement planning and analysis.
Familiarity with ArcGIS and spatial analysis
Experience competing for external funding
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong data management and project management skills
Experience in statistical analysis and interpretation of data.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP001138P
Posting Date: 09/30/2016
Closing Date: 10/15/2016
Open Until Filled: No
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: http://apptrkr.com/890819
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.
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Drs. Chelsea Schelly and Kathleen Halvorsen seek motivated applicants for two fully funded three-year research assistantship positions available for students pursuing a PhD in Environmental and Energy Policy at Michigan Technological University (MTU).
Students will be involved in a National Science Foundation Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water (NSF INFEWS) funded interdisciplinary research project. The project focuses on understanding and seeking ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through conservation of household-scale food, energy, and water. It involves multiple social science research methods and opportunities to collaborate with colleagues across the United States and the Netherlands in social, natural, and engineering sciences. Click here for more information.
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UW-Stevens Point) College of Natural Resources (CNR) is seeking two full-time (9-month), tenure track faculty who will have 100% teaching appointments in the Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management (HDNRM) Discipline. The successful applicants will teach up to 12 credit hours each semester during the academic year. We are seeking applicants to teach courses that focus on civic engagement, heritage interpretation, and public participation in natural resource management. The primary courses will be Natural Resources and Public Relations, Integrated Resource Management, team-taught introductory courses, and other opportunities as the needs of the discipline and interests of the candidate would allow. Click here for more information.
We are looking to fill a funding-contingent, non-tenure track faculty position to participate in a wide variety of natural resource social science research. This position will involve conducting primarily quantitative social science research to support national forest management, community-based forestry, and sustainable rural development in the American West. In the first year, the successful candidate will work on a set of related projects that focus on developing and implementing new measures and techniques for understanding the social and economic impacts of federal forest and watershed restoration on rural communities. To date, we have used a variety of approaches ranging from economic impact analysis to spatial integration of social and ecological data. Building upon our past efforts, our goal is to create tools that can incorporated in to environmental impact analysis, multi-party monitoring, and performance management to support integrated restoration and collaborative engagement in public lands management. Click here for more information.
The Department of Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University invites applications for an Assistant Professor to join an interdisciplinary social sciences faculty. We seek a scholar specializing in environmental and/or energy justice. Candidates with strengths in policy analysis and/or spatial methodologies are especially encouraged to apply. Click here for more information.
The Department of Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a one-and-a-half year Post–Doctoral Fellowship, beginning on or about January 1, 2017, focused on the socioecological impacts of sustainable bioenergy development across the Americas. The position is funded through the ongoing National Science Foundation Partnerships in International Research and Education (NSF PIRE) grant Sustainability, Ecosystem Services, and Forest-related Bioenergy Development across the Americas. The five year PIRE grant is structured on an interdisciplinary framework that brings together an international team of social, natural, and engineering scientists to examine the socioecological impacts of forest-related bioenergy projects across the Americas and uses policy and sustainability metrics analysis to recommend strategies for increasing bioenergy benefits and minimizing negative impacts. Click here for more information.
The Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (LAEP) at the University of California, Berkeley seeks to fill a faculty position at the rank of assistant (tenure-track) professor in the area of Social Practices and Design. Expected start date of July 1, 2017. Click here for more information.
BULLARD FELLOWSHIPS IN FOREST RESEARCH
Annually Harvard University awards a limited number of Bullard Fellowships to individuals in biological, social, physical and political sciences and the arts to promote advanced study or the integration of subjects pertaining to forested ecosystems. The program seeks to allow mid-career individuals to develop their own scientific and professional growth by utilizing the resources and interacting with personnel in any department within Harvard University. In recent years Bullard Fellows have been associated with the Harvard Forest, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and the J. F. Kennedy School of Government and have worked in areas of ecology, forest management, policy and conservation. Stipends up to $60,000, are available for periods ranging from six months to one year and are not intended for travel, graduate students, or recent post-doctoral candidates. Applications from international scientists, women, and minorities are encouraged. Additional information is available on the Harvard Forest web site (http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu). Annual deadline for applications is February 1st.
The University of Utah has created a new, interdisciplinary faculty cluster focusing on Society, Water, and Climate (SWC). This transformative cluster connects research on ecology, hydrology, air quality, climate change, societal response, and policy, melding multiple scientific perspectives to lead society towards sustainable solutions in a changing world. This interdisciplinary cluster is focused on enhancing the University of Utah’s core commitment to sustainability, and complementing ongoing, related research across departments, colleges, and centers on campus. The University of Utah has hired an ecohydrologist, atmospheric scientist, and a glaciologist as part of the first round of funding. We are concurrently searching for an Earth system scientist as part of the SWC cluster. A full description of the SWC team can be found at http://www.utah.edu/faculty/swc/.
Here we are seeking Social or Behavioral Scientist applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank to begin in July 2017. Candidates should have an excellent and sustained record of research, a demonstrated ability to generate extramural funding, and extensive experience in working with diverse researchers from across the disciplinary spectrum on projects that link the natural and social sciences in the areas of climate and/or water. Click here for more information.