Earth & Environment, Boston University

Position ID:BU-EE-HDGC_FP [#2287]
Position Title: Human Dimensions of Global Change
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Climate / Climate
Sustainability
Appl Deadline:2012/12/01 finished (posted 2012/10/31, updated 2013/06/02, listed until 2013/02/01)
Position Description:    

The Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University invites applications for a senior tenured position at the level of Associate Professor or Professor in the Human Dimensions of Global Change, beginning in Fall, 2013. We seek a senior scholar trained in political ecology, development studies, geography, sociology, anthropology, or a related field utilizing mixed methods to explore the impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability associated with global change (e.g., natural disasters, food security, water resources, livelihoods). Applicants with interests in public policy are encouraged to apply. This position will strengthen the social science dimension of global change research and teaching in E&E, and contribute to the growth of a multidisciplinary and multi-department social science research network.

We seek an applicant whose research complements strengths in the Department and around the University. Opportunities for collaboration exist with the Departments of Sociology, Anthropology, International Relations and in the African Studies Center, Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, and the Center for Remote Sensing. For more information about the Department, see http://www.bu.edu/earth. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of at least three referees at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2287. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012. Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Boston University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Application Material Required:
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Further Info:
http://www.bu.edu/earth/
 
Dept. of Earth & Environment
Boston University
675 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215

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