Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment has an opening for a tenure-track position at either the assistant or associate level in environmental politics and policy. The Nicholas School, with an interdisciplinary faculty of over 60, directs Duke’s undergraduate
environmental programs and offers professional degrees (Master of Environmental Management) and a Ph.D. through the University Program in Environmental Policy. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in political science, public policy, political economy, geography, or a related discipline. Relevant research areas include global governance and institutions, energy, land use, oceans, or common-pool resources. Ability to teach qualitative and/or quantitative methods is preferred.
The successful applicant is expected to develop a nationally recognized, externally funded research program and to teach 2.5 courses per year. There are numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration within the Nicholas School and with other academic units and university initiatives across the campus.
Please send statement of interest, curriculum vitae, a two-page summary of research and teaching plans, relevant papers and publications as a single PDF file; and arrange for three reference letters to be sent to Laura Turcotte. Applications should be received by October 1, 2012.