JOB – Sustainability Studies: Assistant Professor

The University of Utah

The College of Humanities and the College of Social and Behavioral Science at the University of Utah seek an Assistant Professor in sustainability studies, with the successful candidate to be appointed to the department within these two colleges most relevant to his or her research and teaching specialization.

The successful applicant will be expected to pursue an active research and publication agenda, and to teach required courses both in the Environmental Humanities Graduate Program and the undergraduate Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program. We are especially interested in applicants whose research and teaching methods utilize an interdisciplinary approach to ecology and sustainability issues. Ph.D. required by start date. Standard teaching load is two courses per semester. Salary is competitive. Start date: Fall 2012 semester.

Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/9455.

The University of Utah, a Research-1 public institution with approximately 21,000 undergraduates and 9,000 graduate students is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans preference. Reasonable accommodations provided.

For additional information see: http://www.regulations.utah.edu/humanResources/5-106.html.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.