Oferta de empleo: Assistant Professor ~ Bioblogia.net

16 de octubre de 2004

Oferta de empleo: Assistant Professor

A continuing search for a faculty position in Geospatial Analysis at the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University is now open to accept applications until Nov 1st, 2004.
Rank: Assistant Professor of the Practice (9 month, regular rank,
Division of Environmental Sciences and Policy
Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences
Duke University
Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor of the Practice of Geospatial Analysis position, beginning no later than Fall 2005. We are searching for an individual interested in developing graduate level curricula and a focused research program that directly joins geospatial analysis tools and technologies with environmental science and management research and practice. Responsibilities are primarily graduate instruction (75%), with a secondary emphasis on research and research support (25%). Though not tenure-track, the position is intended to be long-term (renewable 3-yr contracts). The ideal candidate will have demonstrated technical and analytical skills in geospatial analysis (e.g. Geographic Information Systems, Satellite Remote Sensing, Spatial Simulation) as well as disciplinary interests in an active area of environmental science and management. The Nicholas School has particular strength in the areas of conservation science, ecosystem management, watershed ecology, environmental health, environmental economics and policy, and earth sciences. An interest and ability to effectively work across disciplinary boundaries will be highly desirable for this position.
The Nicholas School offers a stimulating teaching and research environment, strong undergraduate, professional and graduate programs, and is recognized as one of the leading institutions for scholarly activity in the field of environmental science and policy. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with faculty in a wide range of disciplines within the Nicholas School, the Duke University community and the larger Research Triangle regional consortium of universities (Duke, UNC, NCSU, NCCU).
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in an appropriate area of environmental science, environmental management or other closely allied discipline, and have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and communication. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate courses, develop a vigorous research program and actively supervise graduate and professional students.
The Nicholas School and Duke University are committed to equal opportunity in employment. Applications are strongly encouraged from qualified women and members of under represented minorities.
Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, reprints, and names and contact information for three references to (electronic submissions are
Patrick N. Halpin, Chair, Geospatial Analysis Search Committee, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708.
Consideration of applicants will begin November 1st 2004, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Pat Halpin via email (phalpin@duke.edu).
For more information, please see: http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/geospatial/pop.pdf

Ben Best
Associate in Research
A321 LSRC, Box 90328
Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0328 USA
phone: +1(919)613-8021
fax: +1(919)684-8741
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