FYI - Trish Clay
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The School of Marine and Environmental Affairs at the University of
Washington in Seattle is hiring for two faculty positions.
NW Fisheries Science Center
From: Megan Russell [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Friday, October 21, 2011 11:48 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: please distribute: faculty positions with UW's School of Marine
and Environmental Affairs
As one of our Affiliate Faculty members, we would appreciate your
assistance in helping us spread the word that SMEA is hiring two faculty
members this academic year: Assistant Professor of Marine &
Environmental Policy, and Associate/Full Professor of Human Dimensions
of the Environment. Attached is a PDF of a job description, and the jobs
are also posted on SMEA’s web site at:
Please distribute this ad widely to your networks to help us attract the
best candidates to these two positions.
Assistant to the Director
School of Marine and Environmental Affairs
University of Washington
Box 355685, MAR 113
Two Faculty Positions Available
The School of Marine & Environmental Affairs (SMEA) at the University of
Washington (UW), located in Seattle, WA, seeks applicants for two new
faculty positions: Assistant Professor in Marine and Environmental
Policy, and an Associate/Full Professor in Human Dimensions of the
Environment. Descriptions of each position are below. Both appointments
are anticipated to begin no later than September 16, 2012. For more
information about SMEA, please see our web site at www.smea.washington.edu.
Assistant Professor in Marine and Environmental Policy
For this nine-month (100% FTE) tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty
position in the area of marine and environmental policy, we seek an
individual with demonstrated expertise in marine and natural resource
policy or economics, quantitative or mixed-methods approaches to policy
research and analysis, science-policy integration, integration of
natural and social sciences in marine and environmental policy studies,
or institutional dimensions of environmental change. Required
Qualifications: The disciplinary focus is open, but candidates must
possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent terminal degree) in social or behavioral
sciences, natural/physical sciences, law, or an interdisciplinary
environmental field, with expertise in marine and/or environmental
policy. UW Search #AA2921.
Associate/Full Professor in Human Dimensions of the Environment
This nine-month (100% FTE) tenured faculty position in the area of human
dimensions of the environment will be filled at the rank of Associate or
Full Professor depending on qualifications of the successful candidate.
We seek an individual with demonstrated expertise and ability to develop
a mature research program in human dimensions of the marine environment.
Specialties of interest include social and governance aspects of marine
and coastal ecosystem management and conservation; social drivers and
consequences of marine environmental change; and linkages between
demographic change or shifting values and perceptions and change in the
marine and coastal environment. Candidates who work in sustainability
science or in coupled human and natural systems contexts are especially
sought. Ocean change in relation to global climate change is an area of
growing interest at SMEA and in the College of the Environment.
Candidates whose prior work has not had a dominantly marine focus are
also invited to apply. Required Qualifications: The disciplinary focus
is open, but candidates must possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent terminal
degree) in social or behavioral sciences, natural/physical sciences,
law, or an interdisciplinary environmental field, with expertise in
human dimensions of the environment. UW Search # AA2922.
Requirements: Appointees to both faculty positions must possess strong
analytical and research skills and are expected to: 1) develop a
nationally recognized funded research programs in his/her area of
specialization; 2) teach graduate courses in the School’s core
curriculum and in his/her area of expertise, and at the undergraduate
level; and 3) advise and support graduate students. Applicants must
demonstrate a commitment to teaching in an interdisciplinary graduate
To Apply: Applicants should submit: 1) a letter of application that
includes a statement of teaching experience and research interests as
they relate to the above; 2) evidence of collaborative capabilities; 3)
a detailed CV; and 4) the names of three references. Electronic
submissions are preferred and should be sent to: [log in to unmask] Review
of applications will begin in early January 2012 and continue until the
position is filled. Questions should be directed to: Prof. Thomas M.
Leschine, Director: [log in to unmask], 206-543-7004. The University of
Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
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