Endowed Assistant Professor in Ecological Economics & Environmental Policy ~ Bioblogia.net

23 de diciembre de 2016

Endowed Assistant Professor in Ecological Economics & Environmental Policy

Loyola University Chicago’s (LUC), Institute of Environmental Sustainability (IES) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track endowed position at the rank of Assistant Professor/Advanced Assistant Professor, beginning fall 2017. LUC is ranked 7th greenest campus in the U.S., and the IES is a new degree-granting unit that prides itself on solution-driven, high-impact learning. The endowed position provides a modest annual research allowance for a maximum of six years and a teaching load of 2 courses per semester.

Candidates are expected to engage in an active research program and to perform service at the institute and university levels. Teaching responsibilities shall include courses in ecological economics and environmental policy as part of the IES curriculum for undergraduate and Master’s program students. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in ecological economics, environmental policy or related fields within sustainability science, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, and an active research agenda addressing contemporary complex and interrelated economic, social and environmental problems.
The candidate should have demonstrated knowledge of mainstream economics with an understanding of how the economy is interconnected with natural systems and socio-political activities. Successful
candidates will possess research expertise in aspects of ecological economics, such as methods in the
valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services, ecological debt, measurements of sustainable economic progress, steady-state  and degrowth economies, economics of urban-ecological systems, and the economics of climate and environmental change. Candidates for the position must have a record of or clear potential for distinguished scholarship, external research funding, and student mentorship.

Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a letter of interest outlining the candidate’s
qualifications, a teaching statement with materials demonstrating teaching expertise, a research statement, samples of scholarly writing, and the names and contact information of three references to
https://www.careers.luc.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset. jsp?time=1478723275762. References will not be contacted immediately but may be at subsequent points in the review process. Address questions to: Ms. Rachel Leamon, Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University Chicago, 1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL, 60660, 773-508-8934 rleamon@luc.edu.

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