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Assistant Professor, Sustainability & Human Behavior- Universty of Michigan

Organization: University of Michigan- School of Natural Resources and Environment

Position Title: Assistant Professor– Sustainability and Human Behavior

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Hours and Compensation: not given

Application Deadline: The appointment will commence on September 1, 2014. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013, but applications will be considered until the position is filled.


Organization Overview

The School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. The position is part of a cluster of hires in the area of sustainability and human behavior, with a particular focus on the conditions that lead individuals, organizations, communities, and other social agents to participate in environmentally sustainable behavior and to enhance sustainability. Applicants should demonstrate a strong record of interdisciplinary research in domestic and/or international arenas with grounding in the social and behavioral dimensions of sustainability.


Applications are invited from candidates with expertise in one or more of the broad array of social and behavioral sciences, and allied professional fields. Evidence of research in empirical (including experimental) social and behavioral sciences, risk-analysis, common-pool resources, and/or decision-making under uncertainty is desirable, as is the ability to work collaboratively with diverse faculty employing a broad range of analytical approaches. Collaboration across academic units, especially with other members of this cluster of hires, is expected.


The selected candidate will be appointed in an interdisciplinary school of environment and natural resources with a defining focus on professional and analytical development for graduate and advanced undergraduate students.

How to Apply

Applications can be submitted : Please include: a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; a writing sample; statement of current and future research plans; statement of teaching philosophy and experience; and three letters of recommendation, please note letters of recommendation can be sent under separate cover

The University of Michigan is an AA/EO employer and individuals belonging to under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Please indicate in your cover letter that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board

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