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Vacancy: Future Earth Executive Director

Future Earth is looking for an outstanding Executive Director to provide strong leadership and guide the implementation of Future Earth’s broad and ambitious vision and scientific strategy. The successful candidate will be effective in further raising the visibility and value of Future Earth, and attracting funding for this implementation. Continue reading

Position Available: Program Manager, CAP LTER


Program Manager, Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Program (CAP LTER)

The Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Program (CAP LTER) Program Manager.

The Program Manager and the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability (ASU Wrigley Institute) will work with the CAP LTER Director, program staff, scientists, and students to facilitate coordination and collaboration across the program, communicate research findings via various media, and compile annual reports for the National Science Foundation and the ASU Wrigley Institute. Will be responsible for the fiscal management of CAP LTER with the Director and staff as well as for the management of CAP LTER’s undergraduate and graduate research funding initiatives. Will liaise with other research initiatives and community partners, organize events and meetings, track key program metrics, and handle day-to-day administrative operations.  For details on the CAP LTER Program see: https://sustainability.asu.edu/caplter/.

To review the posting and apply to this position, please visit:  https://cfo.asu.edu/hr-applicant and click on Applicant under Staff Positions. Search openings for Requisition ID number 27270BR.

Deadline for Applications: November 10, 2016

UPDATED: Teaching/Research Positions Available at Multiple Locations

[NEW] Boise State University

Assistant Professor, Human-Environment Systems.  Seeking candidates who develop and apply innovative strategies to describe, understand, and predict the dynamics of human-environment systems, including but not limited to, agent-based, dynamical, process-based and geostatistical modeling, and other innovative techniques for integrating models and data. (LINK)
Deadline: October 15, 2016

University of Colorado – Boulder

Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies Program. Focus on Natural Resources Policy and Governance. (LINK)
Deadline: October 15, 2016

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography/International Affairs Program. Looking for an Urban Geographer with focus on cities in the Global South. (LINK)
Deadline: October 20, 2016

University of California – Davis

Faculty, Department of Human Ecology – Community and Regional Development Unit, University of California-Davis.  Looking for social scientist whose research focuses on socio-economic development and policy formation in an urbanizing and globalizing environment at the urban and rural-urban interface.  (LINK)
Next application review date: September 16, 2016

[NEW] University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Associate or Assistant Professor in Remote Sensing, with interests in methodology, data analytics, and domain applications of remote sensing.  (LINK)
Deadline: October 21, 2016

Pennsylvania State University

Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Geography. Focus on environment and society. (LINK)
Review of applications begins October 14, 2016

[NEW] Assistant or Associate Professor, Urban and Stormwater Hydrology (LINK)
Deadline: Open until filled

University of California – Merced:

One or two faculty members (open rank) levels in ecological sciences, environmental, mechanical, or sustainability engineering, or environmental health related fields focused on sustainable agricultural systems.

One or two faculty members (open rank) in systems engineering, environmental management, resource conservation, process modeling, and life-cycle analysis in the context of optimal development and management of agriculture to balance crop production, food processing, community development, ecosystems and human health.

One or two faculty members (open rank) in the humanities, social sciences and related fields, with active interests in sustainable food, water and agricultural systems. (LINK)

Consideration of Applications begins November 1, 2016

Positions Available at Texas A&M University

The Texas A&M University Department of Geography invites applications for three (3) tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level.  The department is reinvesting in its human geography program by hiring leading-edge scholars with research specializations in urban, health, economic or human-environment geography.  Combinations of research expertise among these specialties are encouraged as well as is their integration with geospatial technologies.  Essential characteristics include publications commensurate with experience; demonstrated capability to secure external funding; ability to contribute to GIS research and teaching; and the ability to strengthen the graduate program in Geography through course offerings and mentoring students.  Candidates should have the potential for creating synergies with existing Department strengths, must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and a have strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching.

Deadline for Applications: September 21, 2016 Continue reading

Position Available: Assistant or Associate Professor of Human Geography at Syracuse

The Department of Geography, the Maxwell School, Syracuse University seeks to hire a human geographer at the rank of assistant or associate professor. This is a tenure-track appointment. Ph.D. required at time of appointment.

They seek a human geographer whose research and teaching focus on some combination of the following: political geography, urban geography, or cultural geography, with special attention to questions of social justice and citizenship. Continue reading

Vacancy: Communications Officer, Urban Health and Wellbeing Programme

Urban health and wellbeing logoThe Urban Health and Wellbeing programme‘s International Programme Office is recruiting a Communications Officer, based in Xiamen, China.

The UHWB programme is a 10 year, global interdisciplinary science programme to promote research on urban health in changing urban environments.

Deadline for Applications: August 26, 2016

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Climate Governance and Justice

Seeking a full time researcher starting as soon as possible, but no later than December 2016, to support the research activities and projects of Professor Diana Liverman in the Institute of the Environment at the University of Arizona. These include projects on climate justice, the human dimensions of climate services, and the impacts of drought and climate change in the Southwest and Mexico. Continue reading

Postdoctoral Fellowship with UREx SRN

URExSRNPostdoctoral Fellowship (Transitions and Implementation) in Urban Resilience to Weather-related Extreme Events

Location: Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
Closes: May 31, 2016 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (GMT-4 hours)

Description: Under the supervision of Tischa A. Muñoz-Erickson, Clark Miller, and Charles Redman, the Transitions and Implementation Postdoctoral Fellow will work with the UREx SRN Transitions and Implementation Working Group to support research and practice on urban transitions in nine network cities.

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Position available in Human Geography at University of Regina

Geography & Environmental Studies – Lecturer (Human Geography)
University of Regina

Location: Saskatchewan

The Department of Geography & Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Arts invites applications for a one-year term appointment at the level of Lecturer. Anticipated date of commencement is 1 July 2016 with an end date of 30 June 2017.

Review of applications will begin on 15 May 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Continue reading