Monday, September 23, 2013
EMPLOYMENT: Cornell University Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Development Sociology
The Department of Development Sociology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University is seeking applicants for a 9 month tenure track position focusing on population and environment. Responsibilities: This position has 50% teaching and 50% research responsibilities. Qualified applicants must have a demonstrated record of scholarship that focuses on the interrelationships of population dynamics and the changing bio-physical environment. Ability to participate in and contribute to inter-disciplinary projects is expected. Appointees will be expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program on the connections and interactions between population dynamics and various aspects of environmental change such as understanding, mitigating and adjusting to climate change, ecosystem deterioration, and transformations of land use and ownership. Teaching will consist of 2.5 courses per academic year (2 courses one year; 3 the next). The appointee will be expected to teach a course on population and environment, and one on GIS and spatial statistics. Other courses might include population dynamics, graduate-level quantitative methods, or/and other specialized courses focusing on spatial population processes.
Deadline: October 1, 2013