The Department of Earth & Environment at Boston University invites applications for assistant professor (tenure-track) in the Human Dimensions of Global Change, beginning in Fall 2014 (subject to budgetary approval). We seek a scholar trained in political ecology, development studies, geography, policy science, or a related field utilizing qualitative and/or quantitative methods to explore the impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability associated with global change (e.g., natural disasters, food security, water resources, livelihoods). This position will strengthen the social science dimension of global change research and teaching in E&E, and contribute to growth of a multidisciplinary and multi-department social science research network.
We seek an applicant whose research complements strengths in the Department and around the University. Opportunities for collaboration exist with the Departments of Sociology, International Relations and in the African Studies Center, Center for Energy and Environmental Studies, and the Center for Remote Sensing, and Pardee Center. For more information about the Department, see http://www.bu.edu/earth.
Salary: Based on experience