The Department of Anthropology at Stanford University seeks an innovative scholar for a tenure track faculty appointment in the area of the anthropology of human-environment interactions. We seek a motivated, broad thinking scholar whose research focuses on the human dimensions of environmental or resource systems. Research areas could include food, food systems, and food security; natural resource management (including questions surrounding conservation, water and water rights, forests, fisheries, energy, etc.); subsistence and livelihoods; and studies of urban environments, including studies deploying geographic information science. In addition to establishing a vigorous research program, the successful candidate is expected to be a strong participant in Stanford’s interdisciplinary institutes of environment and energy. The successful candidate is also expected to teach classes and mentor students at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Applicants are asked to provide a cover letter describing research and teaching experience as well as future plans in these areas and curriculum vitae. Please submit the requested materials in .pdf format via email to Ellen Christensen, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants should request 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.