Friday, November 17, 2006


EMPLOYMENT: Chair and Professor Department of Environmental Studies (Emory)

The Department of Environmental Studies at Emory University invites applications for the position of Chair of the department. The appointment is at the level of Professor beginning Fall 2007. This position is a unique opportunity to build on the interdisciplinary strengths of the department and engage a faculty who is committed to excellence in both research and teaching that integrates the natural and social sciences in the study of the environment. The applicant should have a demonstrated history of excellence in administrative leadership and a strong record in interdisciplinary research and teaching. Candidates should have a PhD in a relevant discipline such as environmental science, earth and atmospheric sciences, ecology, public health, public policy, urban studies, economics, or other fields that examine sustainability and dynamics of the linked human/ natural systems. The position provides an opportunity to build collaborative research, teaching, and training programs that are consistent with the University’s newly launched Strategic Initiatives ( in state of the art facilities within a unique urban forest setting. For additional information about the department and the chair’s position, plus links to Atlanta and Emory University, please visit the departmental website (

Please submit a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, experience, and departmental leadership philosophy as well as the names of three references. Materials can be submitted electronically to or mailed to Chair, Search Committee, Department of Environmental Studies, 400 Dowman Drive, Suite E-510, Mathematics and Science Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322. The review of applications will begin in January, 2007. Emory University is an Equal Opportunity, affirmative Action Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply for this position.

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