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September 15, 2016 / societyforhumanecology

UC Davis Professor of Social-ecological Systems

The University of California at Davis is pleased to announce the recruitment for a tenure-track or tenured, academic year (9-month) faculty position in Social-ecological Systems. The successful candidate will join the Department of Environmental Science and Policy in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Criteria for appointment include: a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a field of quantitative social science, network science, systems analysis, or other discipline with rigorous quantitative training and knowledge of environmental policy and governance; a record of excellence in scholarly research, and demonstrable potential to establish a competitively-funded research program. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. The appointee will be responsible for teaching an average of 2.5 classes a year, including a general environmental science/policy course (e.g. ESP1 or 10), a graduate methods course that complements the network science and complex systems group, and a new undergraduate course on sustainability and social-ecological systems. Capacity to teach courses in environmental impact analysis (ESP179) or environmental law (ESP161) is also desirable. The appointee is also expected to be actively involved in undergraduate and graduate advising, curricular development and department and university service, and to participate in outreach/engagement with policy stakeholders. The candidate will be part of a cluster hire in a new Network Science and Complex Systems group with membership that spans U.C. Davis and provides opportunities for cutting-edge, integrative science.

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