Assistant Professor in Recreation, Parks & Leisure Services at Minnesota State University, Mankato

The Department of Recreation, Parks & Leisure Services (RPLS) eagerly seeks to fill a tenure track (probationary) position to begin in Fall 2016.

Responsibilities include effectively teaching courses in the department’s core curriculum and the Resource Management emphasis area. Courses may include Introduction to RPLS, Leisure and Ufestyle, Wildlife as a Recreation Resource, Public Land Use Policy, Park Planning and Review of Outdoor Recreation Research. Additional responsibilities include advising students, maintaining and improving expertise in the discipline and in pedagogy, serving on departmental and university committees, contributing to student growth and development, evaluating student performance, and service to university and community. Click here for more information.

Three Tenure-track Positions in the College of Natural Resources at North Carolina State University

The College of Natural Resources at NC State University invites applications from innovative, interdisciplinary scholars for three full-time tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment is anticipated to begin on August 16, 2016. Review of applications will begin February 22, 2016, but will continue to be received until successful candidates are identified. Click here for more information. 

Assistant Professor – Environmental Policy at Northeastern Illinois University, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

Assistant Professor – Environmental Policy at Northeastern Illinois University, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies. Tenure track, PhD is required by time of appointment. The successful candidate will play a leading role in the department’s environmental policy and management track of the Environmental Studies B.A., and will contribute to the Geography & Environmental Studies M.A. program. Courses will likely include Environmental Policy, Resource Management, Environmental Land Use Planning, and Sustainable Development. A related research agenda is required. Expertise in urban environmental issues is a plus. Teaching and/or professional experience is highly desirable.

G&ES is a strong and growing department, actively engaged in campus and community issues. NEIU’s Chicago location provides unparalleled networking opportunities with government agencies, environmental NGOs, universities, and the private sector.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research plan, and contact information for three references (at least one addressing teaching effectiveness) to with subject “Environmental Policy Position.” Please attach all of your application materials as one PDF file. Priority will be given to applications received by February 1, 2016. Appointment begins August 2016. For more information please consult NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (OR NEIU) IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND INVITES APPLICATIONS FROM WOMEN, MINORITIES, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AS WELL AS OTHER QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS.

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Decision Center for a Desert City at Arizona State University

A post-doctoral fellowship is available at Arizona State University beginning as early as May 2016, to work with the Decision Center for a Desert City. Our mission is to develop a transdisciplinary network of scientists, students, and stakeholders cooperatively producing transformational solutions to inform evidence-supported strategies for water sustainability transitions for cities in the Colorado River Basin. Click here for more information.

Director of the Environmental Program (Associate / Full Professor) at The University of Vermont

The University of Vermont’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources invites applications from outstanding candidates for the position of Director of the Environmental Program. The position carries the rank of Professor or Associate Professor. We seek a recognized scholar to provide vision and leadership that will enhance the Environmental Program’s excellence; the Director will also continue to pursue scholarly activities of the highest quality in his/her field of study. We offer the prospect of joining UVM’s vibrant campus-wide community of environmental scholars, as well as opportunities to contribute to the University’s renowned focus on environmental issues and research. Scholars with a terminal degree in the ecological sciences, in natural / physical sciences, in social sciences, arts and humanities, or in interdisciplinary environmental studies, and demonstrated leadership experience, are welcome to apply. Click here for more information.

Assistant Professor of Sustainability & Community Resilience at Westfield State University

The Department of Geography and Regional Planning (GARP) at Westfield State University (WSU) is excited to invite applications for a tenure-track position in Sustainability and Community Resilience at the Assistant Professor level beginning September 2016. Academic load is nine (9) hours teaching per semester plus time devoted to building a resilient and sustainable community on and off campus. Summer responsibilities may be available on a contract basis. Click here for more information.

The Department of Sociology at Sam Houston State University announces an opening for a nine-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2016. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, maintain an active research program, and provide service to the university and the discipline. We are especially interested in candidates who have a research focus in race, disaster, and/or environmental justice.

A PhD in sociology or a closely related discipline must be completed by the time of appointment. Applicants must have a research agenda leading to publications in refereed journals and the potential to acquire extramural funding. Evidence of excellence (or the promise of excellence) in teaching effectiveness is also required. The department offers several undergraduate courses online and the Masters of Arts program is completely online. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be complete and include a cover letter detailing the applicant’s qualifications, relevant experience, and interest in the position. In addition, the application must include a curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching portfolio, official university transcripts, and the contact information of three professional references. References will not be contacted until the advanced stages of screening. Questions about the position should be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Lee Miller (936-294-1517;

Sam Houston State University is located in historic Huntsville, Texas, one quarter of the way between Houston and Dallas, and at the boundary between the Piney Woods region of East Texas and the Prairies and Lakes region of Central Texas. The university has an enrollment of approximately 20,000 and 620 full-time faculty. Sam Houston State University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of all qualified individuals.

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Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

The School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University ( invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Forest Biomaterials. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful applicant will lead an ambitious research and teaching program in Forest Biomaterials, which is identified as a University-wide strategic initiative. In 2013, the School established the statewide Michigan Forest Biomaterials Initiative ( and the candidate is expected to align with its exciting opportunities.Click here for more information.