The position below may be of interest to ANZEH members. Please note the short closing date of 12 October 2018.

Job advertisement:

Assistant Professor of Water and Society, School of the Earth, Ocean, and Environment, University of South Carolina

The School of the Earth, Ocean, and Environment invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position to begin August 16, 2019. We seek an individual with outstanding research and teaching capabilities and interests that focus on the intersection of water and society. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in the social sciences (economics, environmental science, environmental studies, geography, public policy, political science, regional and urban planning, science and technology studies, sociology, or related fields). The specific area of specialization is open, but applicants’ research must lie at the intersection of social and water issues, freshwater or marine, and should demonstrate specialization in areas including, but not limited to, water policy, politics, resources, or planning.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a leading research program capable of attracting external funding and is to teach undergraduate courses that support interdisciplinary degrees in Environmental Studies and Environmental Science as well as graduate courses specific to his/her field, with a standard teaching load of two courses per semester. Cross appointment with an appropriate unit is possible, depending on the candidate’s expertise.

A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.

Applicants should submit an application, cover letter, curriculum vita, research statement, statement of teaching interests, and contact information for three references at USC Jobs: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/40377.

For more information please contact: Scott White, Water and Society Search Committee Chair, School of the Earth, Ocean & Environment, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, [email protected]. To ensure full consideration, applications and letters should be received by October 12, 2018.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

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