• Assistant Professor in Native American Environmental Studies

The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is looking to hire a faculty member in Environmental Studies, working with Native American issues and communities.

This position is one of three faculty positions, part of a campus-wide cluster hiring initiative to add to the vibrant community of academic researchers at UW-Madison. Together, the three positions will advance research and education at the nexus of environment, health, and community in the Native American context. Participating units in this three-faculty cluster hire include the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, the School of Nursing, and the School of Human Ecology. Further information regarding this initiative can be found at this link: https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative/.

The successful candidate will be appointed in the Nelson Institute, with potential secondary appointments fitting the disciplinary background of the candidate.

We seek applications from those with expertise in any environmental area, especially environmental health. These include, but are not limited to: environmental epidemiology; air quality; water quality; food systems; energy resources and impacts; environmental policy; ecosystem management; and cultural significance of nature. In all cases, work should be conducted in a manner relevant and focused on Native peoples. A large range of disciplinary backgrounds will be considered, including, but not limited to: population/public health; soil, air, and water sciences; ecology; public policy; engineering; geography; and other aspects of social science, physical science, biological science, or the humanities pertinent to environmental issues and Native peoples. More information and application can be found online: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/499361/asst-professor-native-american-environment-health-and-community-cluster-hire

All applications received by February 1, 2019 will receive full consideration. Please contact search committee chair Dr. Tracey Holloway at taholloway@wisc.edu for additional information.
Full Time
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tracey Holloway
550 N Park St,Madison,Wisconsin,53706
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PostedJanuary 10, 2019

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