Associate Professor of Sociology at South Dakota State University

Associate Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology and Rural Studies
South Dakota State University

The Department of Sociology & Rural Studies invites applications for a tenure-track associate professor position to begin fall 2018. It seeks a colleague whose duties will include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, maintaining an active, independent research agenda that includes peer-reviewed publications and grant activity, graduate and undergraduate advising, and service to the department and university. The maximum teaching load is three courses per semester. The department seeks someone with expertise in any of the following areas: evaluation research, social impact analysis, needs assessment, community studies, organizational studies. A commitment to public/applied sociology is also desired. Click here for more information.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin Nov. 15th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Application Process: SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit: yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this posting.” The system will guide you through the electronic application form. The employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, Curriculum Vitae, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process. Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

For questions about this position contact: Meredith Redlin at meredith.redlin@sdstate.edu
or 605-688-4084.

Assistant Professor in the Department of Recreation and Tourism Management at California State University, Northridge

The Department of Recreation and Tourism Management at California State University, Northridge is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) position. One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor’s degrees to traditionally underserved students and enrolls the largest number of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond. Click here for more information.

Assistant Professor in Environmental Communication at State University of New York

State University of New York
College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Department of Environmental Studies

1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, New York 13210

September 22, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY VACANCY
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATION

 

The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) in Syracuse, NY, invites applications for an academic year tenure-track position as *Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies *with an emphasis on *Environmental Communication*.

Responsibilities: *The successful candidate will be expected to build a strong extramurally funded research program in environmental communication.

S/he will teach undergraduate and graduate course(s) in environmental communication and seminars within his/her area of expertise. The typical teaching load is 2 courses per semester. The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues and students across other disciplines at the College and within the broader academic community. The position will be filled by a candidate with expertise in one or more of the following areas: science communication, risk communication, public understanding of science, citizen science, public participation, conflict resolution, communication of national and international environmental policies, environmental campaigns, media studies, and social marketing, among others. This position will require the ability to mentor graduate and undergraduate students. We are particularly interested in candidates with a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Communication or a related discipline by date of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •   An established record of excellence in sponsored research, peer-reviewed publication, and graduate teaching.
  •   Strong theoretical grounding in one or more disciplines.
  •    Interdisciplinary research experience.
  •   A scholar with experience using mixed methods, though with a heavier focus on quantitative methods (i.e., survey design and network analysis).
  •   Scholars with domestic and/or international research experience.

The College and the Department:

Founded in 1911, the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is the nation’s oldest and most respected school dedicated to the study of the environment, developing renewable technologies and building a sustainable future. The ESF main campus is in Syracuse, NY and has regional campuses throughout Central New York and the Adirondack Park. ESF consistently earns high rankings in US News and World Report, Forbes, Peterson’s Guide, The Washington Monthly, Princeton Review and other national college guidebooks.

The Environmental Studies program integrates the social and biophysical sciences and the humanities to enhance environmental policy, the communication of environmental perspectives, and decision making processes. The Department offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Master of Science (M.S.), and Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) in Environmental Studies. Ph.D. degrees supervised by departmental faculty are offered through ESF’s interdepartmental Graduate Program in Environmental Science.

Application Procedure: Application materials are required to be submitted on-line at http://www.esf.edu/hr/.

Application Deadline: Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates should submit their application by *October 31, 2017*, to assure optimal consideration.

For More Information:

Dr. Andrea Feldpausch-Parker, Search Committee Chair Department of Environmental Studies SUNY-ESF

106 Marshall Hall

Syracuse, NY 13210-2787

Tel: 315-470-6573 <(315)%20470-6573>; E-mail: amparker@esf.edu

In accordance with the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” institutions of higher education are required to prepare an annual report containing information on campus security policies and campus statistics. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by SUNY-ESF; and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting SUNY-ESF University Police at 315-470-6667 <(315)%20470-6667> or by accessing the following web site: http://www.esf.edu/univpolice/crimereports/.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

SUNY-ESF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Assistant Professor in Sustainable Urban Systems at State University of New York

State University of New York
College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Department of Environmental Studies

1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, New York 13210

September 22, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY VACANCY
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
SUSTAINABLE URBAN SYSTEMS

The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) in Syracuse, NY, invites applications for an academic year tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies with an emphasis on Sustainable Urban Systems.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to build a strong, extramurally funded research program in sustainable urban systems. S/he will teach undergraduate and graduate course(s) in Sustainable Urban Systems, Environmental Sustainability and seminars within his/her area of expertise. The typical teaching load is two courses per semester. The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues and students in other disciplines at the College and engage the broader academic community. We seek a new faculty colleague with robust analytical skills (e.g. in systems analysis, spatial analysis/ geographical information systems, and/or quantitative modeling) and strong academic training and experience in a field of study related to Sustainable Urban Systems. Topical research areas are open, but we are especially interested in candidates with a research focus on one or more emerging areas of importance in the domain of sustainable urban systems, such as: sustainable transitions, sustainable urban infrastructure, sustainable community development, public engagement/ participatory planning, urban ecology, sustainable urban food systems, coastal urban communities, among others. The faculty member hired for this position will be expected to contribute to ESF’s Minor in Urban Environmental Science, and the college’s Center for the Urban Environment. The ideal candidate would be an advanced Assistant Professor with an established track record of sponsored research, scholarly engagement and publication, and excellence in teaching. Experience in interdisciplinary collaboration, research, and teaching at a specialized, PhD-granting STEM institution is highly desirable. While not required, experience engaging with urban issues in US ‘rust belt’ cities is a plus. We are particularly interested in candidates with a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Urban Studies and Planning, Environmental Studies, Human Geography, Sociology, Sustainability Science, or a related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A record of excellence in research and teaching.
  • Strong theoretical grounding in one or more disciplines.
  • Interdisciplinary research experience.
  • Post-doctoral or equivalent experience.
  • Experience mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.
  • A quantitative scholar with experience using mixed methods, (i.e., survey design, network analysis, synthesis, SEM, Bayesian modeling).

The College and the Department:  Founded in 1911, the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is the nation’s oldest and most respected school dedicated to the study of the environment, developing renewable technologies and building a sustainable future. The ESF main campus is in Syracuse, NY and has regional campuses throughout Central New York and the Adirondack Park. ESF consistently earns high rankings in US News and World Report, Forbes, Peterson’s Guide, The Washington Monthly, Princeton Review and other national college guidebooks.

The Environmental Studies program integrates the social and biophysical sciences and the humanities to enhance environmental policy, the communication of environmental perspectives, and decision making processes. The Department offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Master of Science (M.S.), and Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) in Environmental Studies. Ph.D. degrees supervised by departmental faculty are offered through ESF’s interdepartmental Graduate Program in Environmental Science.

Application Procedure: Application materials are required to be submitted on-line at http://www.esf.edu/hr/. Applications should include a letter summarizing qualifications as well as a statement of research interests and accomplishments, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and contact information for three references.

Application Deadline: Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates should submit their application by October 31, 2017, to assure optimal consideration.

For More Information:

Dr. Theresa Selfa, Search Committee Chair
Department of Environmental Studies
SUNY-ESF
106 Marshall Hall
Syracuse, NY 13210-2787
E-mail: tselfa@esf.edu

In accordance with the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” institutions of higher education are required to prepare an annual report containing information on campus security policies and campus statistics. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by SUNY-ESF; and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting SUNY-ESF University Police at 315-470-6667 or by accessing the following web site: http://www.esf.edu/univpolice/crimereports/.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

SUNY-ESF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Assistant Professor, Natural Resource Policy (tenure-track) at the University of Arkansas at Monticello

University of Arkansas at Monticello
School of Forestry & Natural Resources
Assistant Professor, Natural Resource Policy (tenure-track)

The University of Arkansas at Monticello School of Forestry & Natural Resources (www.uamont.edu/sfnr) and the Arkansas Forest Resources Center (www.afrc.uamont.edu) are seeking an individual to contribute to and lead the development of a dynamic academic and research program in natural resource policy.

The School of Forestry & Natural Resources is home to undergraduate programs in Natural Resources Management (options in forestry, wildlife management & conservation, geospatial science, environmental science, and communications) and in Land Surveying, and offers a M.S. level graduate program with emphasis areas in forest science, geospatial  science, wildlife ecology and management, and natural resources management. The Arkansas Forest Resources Center, administered by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture (https://division.uaex.edu), is the research and extension center for forest-based programs within the State.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to establish an innovative and dynamic, nationally recognized, research program in natural resource policy; develop grant proposals and secure funding; publish in peer-reviewed, nationally recognized scientific journals; recruit and mentor graduate students; serve as an advisor for undergraduate students; and coordinate or contribute to cooperative research efforts by faculty and other stakeholders in the region. Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate courses in natural resource policy and related courses in support of the program. The tenure-track, 12-month position will carry the rank of assistant professor with an approximate appointment of 70% research and 30% teaching.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in natural resources or a  related discipline, and have a strong quantitative/qualitative research background. All candidates should value high-quality teaching, have a proven ability to secure research funding, and have an active record of publication. The ability to work collaboratively with other faculty members and representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations is required. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States, have a valid driver’s license and begin employment no later than January 8, 2018.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications including excellent fringe benefits.

Application: Submit a cover letter, résumé, transcripts, a statement of research interest and teaching philosophies, and names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references (off-list references may be checked) to: Rhonda Parris, parris@uamont.edu. All material must be submitted electronically, and all applicants must also complete an Employment Application available at http://uam-web2.uamont.edu/pdfs/FinAdmin/EmploymentApplication.pdf.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017, and continue until position is filled. UAM is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and is subject to FOI requests.

Inquiries: Phone (870) 460-1052; email: parris@uamont.edu.

Click here to view the PDF with more information.

Community Engagement Coordinator at WU Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies at WUSTL (WashU) is seeking a Community Engagement Coordinator who will support community-engaged research, teaching, and practice, including a focus on community-engaged environmental initiatives that emphasize equity, justice and holistic change. More info can be found by clicking here.

Assistant Professor of Wildlife Science and Conservation at Michigan Technological University

The School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Wildlife Science and Conservation. We are seeking a colleague whose research interests are centered on wildlife science and conservation. Of greatest interest would be applicants whose scholarship lies at the crossroads of human-wildlife interactions. Examples of specialties focused at that crossroads may include, but are not limited to, the human dimensions of wildlife, wildlife genetics, wildlife disease, or wildlife behavior. For details see: https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/5553 or click here for more information.

Some more information about MTU and the community:

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. Michigan Tech is ranked in the top tier of national universities according to U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2015.” The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and 49% of classes have fewer than 20 students. The university values cross-disciplinary faculty and student contributions to global sustainability.

Michigan Tech is located in Houghton, MI in the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  Houghton was rated as the 15th Greatest Place to Live in America by Outside Magazine in 2014. It is also rated as a top summer travel destination, one of the Top 10 outdoor adventure spots in the country for our bike trails, and is well known for its 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.

Assistant Professor of Wildlife Science and Conservation
School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science
Michigan Technological University

JOB DESCRIPTION: The School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Wildlife Science and Conservation. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position at Michigan Technological University. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: We are seeking a colleague whose research interests are centered on wildlife science and conservation. Of greatest interest would be applicants whose scholarship lies at the crossroads of human-wildlife interactions. Examples of specialties focused at that crossroads may include, but are not limited to, the human dimensions of wildlife, wildlife genetics, wildlife disease, or wildlife behavior. The candidate must have: 1) the ability to teach effectively at the graduate and undergraduate levels; 2) a Ph.D. at the time of appointment; 3) a record of research and scholarship including publications in peer-reviewed journals. Preferred qualifications include experience teaching courses at the undergraduate or graduate level and successful development of competitive externally-funded grants. Candidates that demonstrate interest in diversity or a track record of engaging diverse publics in wildlife conservation would be highly desirable.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Teaching responsibilities are two undergraduate courses per year and a graduate course every other year (The undergraduate courses would be determined on the basis of what best serves the School’s wildlife program. The graduate course will be on a topic reflecting the candidate’s expertise.);  2) Develop a vigorous, externally funded research program; 3) Advise undergraduate students, and direct and raise funds to support graduate student research at the M.S. and Ph.D. level; 4) Participate in School and University committees; 5) Contribute to the well-being and inclusivity of the wildlife program. The successful candidate will contribute to the School’s vision as a premier, national center of excellence in natural resources and environmental science education, research, and outreach.

THE UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY: Michigan Tech’s School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science is one of the most productive forest research programs in the country. We currently employ 24 tenure-track faculty, 8 research faculty, 23 research professionals, and 14 administrative/support professionals and enroll 155 undergraduate and 75 graduate students. The School is particularly well known for its excellence in the fields of forestry, applied ecology, forest molecular genetics, and wildlife conservation. At the undergraduate level, the School offers five degree programs, one of which is in Wildlife Ecology and Management.

Established in 1885, Michigan Tech is a nationally recognized research university, enrolls  7100 students, and is a leader in science and engineering education. 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 science and engineering.

Located in Houghton, on the shore of Lake Superior, Michigan Tech offers a friendly, safe, and affordable living environment with excellent opportunities for exceptional, year-round outdoor recreation opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants will apply on line at: http://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/5553.  Upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, a one-page statement of research interests and experience in securing extramural support, and a one-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy. The cover letter should explain how you would contribute to the mission and vision of the School and University and how you would contribute to the well-being and inclusivity of the wildlife program. Applicants should also supply the names of three references, along with their contact information and relationship to the applicant. Applicants should submit all of these materials as a single pdf file. Questions can be addressed to Search Committee Chair John Vucetich at javuceti@mtu.edu.

Review of applications will begin September 5th 2017 and will continue until an appropriate candidate is chosen.

Michigan Tech is committed to Partner Engagement for career advancement, work-life balance and healthy living. For additional information, visit http://www.mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement/

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.

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disability. Applications from women and minorities are highly encouraged by both the department and the institution.