Job Type
Job Rank
Assistant Professor
Job Institution
Yale University
Job Description

The Yale School of the Environment invites applications two tenure-track positions:
Assistant Professor in Society and Forests
Assistant or Associate Professor position in Urban Sustainability

For Society and Forests: https://apply.interfolio.com/117693

Applicants should have a growing record of research accomplishments based in the social sciences, and have a doctoral degree in sociology, anthropology, political science, human geography, or a related field, with the ability to develop an internationally-recognized research program. Ideal candidates will have experience with interdisciplinary approaches, community-level research, and be in conversation with the natural sciences.

For Urban Sustainability: https://apply.interfolio.com/117709

The ideal candidate works at the interface of urban systems, climate adaptation, and climate mitigation and does policy-relevant science that has real world impact anchored in specific places, using quantitative or mixed-methods approaches. Applicants should have a growing record of research accomplishments based in the social, physical, engineering, or ecological sciences, have the ability to develop an internationally-recognized research program, and hold a PhD degree in a relevant field.

For both positions, the successful candidates will be expected to 1)teach and mentor students primarily at the PhD and Masters levels, and may contribute to the undergraduate degree program in Environmental Studies, 2) develop an internationally recognized research program that involves graduate students, 3) facilitate interdisciplinary research, and 4) contribute to building an inclusive academic environment.

Yale University values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, LGBTQ community members, and persons from racial/ethnic groups historically underrepresented in natural resources. Prior to applying, candidates should explore the websites of the Yale School of Environment and the Forest School site and read the YSE Strategic Plan. Candidates should consider how their expertise can complement existing strengths within the School, including centers and programs such as the Urban Resources Initiative, the Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative, the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture, the Yale Applied Science Synthesis Program, and The Forest Dialogue.

Consideration of applications will begin January 16, 2023. Please upload: 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a statement of research, 3) a statement of teaching interests, 4) a statement addressing track record and/or plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in your scholarship, teaching, mentorship and/or service, and 5) the names and contact information of three professional references who can provide letters of recommendation upon request.

Questions about the position should be directed to the YSE Dean’s Office at deansoffice.yse@yale.edu.