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Position Biogeochemistry Faculty Search ENVS Fall 2019
EMORY UNIVERSITY Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Salary: Open
Type: Full Time - Entry
Required Education: Doctorate

Department of Environmental Sciences

The Department of Environmental Sciences (ENVS) at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, seeks applicants for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a focus on biogeochemistry, beginning fall semester 2020. We welcome applications from candidates whose research addresses any aspect of biogeochemical cycling. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work focuses on the role of anthropogenic environmental changes on the dynamics of nutrients, toxins, pollutants and/or energy in ecosystems. Applications from candidates whose work has an interdisciplinary focus and/or those that combine disciplines in novel ways are especially encouraged.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a widely-recognized research program that attracts external funding and contributes to the interdisciplinary mission of the department and the university; teach and mentor at both the graduate and undergraduate levels; and contribute to the department, university, and relevant professional societies and community through service, collaboration and engagement. Graduate student advising will occur through the MS program in the ENVS department, as well as Emory's Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution (PBEE) PhD program and/or the Chemistry PhD program.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent granted by the time of appointment, in environmental sciences, ecology, biology, geosciences, chemistry, or related fields. Candidates should demonstrate a clear trajectory for excellence in both research and teaching in a multidisciplinary setting, as well as a demonstrated commitment to enhancing inclusion and diversity.

We embrace diversity and seek candidates who will participate in a climate that attracts students of all ethnicities, races, nationalities, and genders. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted only via Interfolio: Applications should include (1) a cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) research statement; (4) teaching statement; (5) a one-page statement on your plans to contribute to efforts on inclusion and diversity at Emory, and (6) a list of three academic references with contact information. Review begins on November 11, 2019 (apply by midnight on November 10, 2019, for priority consideration), but applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Questions related to the position (but not application materials) should be addressed to:
Announcement Application Open for Grad Courses in 16 Countries
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Now accepting applications for 2020

OXFORD, Ohio (Sept. 3, 2019) - Miami University's Project Dragonfly is accepting applications for 2020 Earth Expeditions graduate courses that offer extraordinary experiences in 16 countries throughout the world.

Earth Expeditions can build toward the Global Field Program (GFP), a master's degree that combines summer field courses worldwide with web learning communities so that students can complete the GFP master's part-time from anywhere in the United States or abroad.

Project Dragonfly also offers the Advanced Inquiry Program (AIP) master's degree that combines web instruction from Miami University with experiential learning and field study through several AIP Master Institutions in the U.S. Applications for Miami's 2020 cohorts are being accepted now with place-based experiences provided at zoos and botanical gardens in Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, New York, San Diego, Seattle, and St. Louis. New for 2020: residents of the Jacksonville, Florida, area can study at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, AIP's newest Master Institution, and earn Miami's AIP master's degree.

Graduate tuition for all programs is greatly reduced because of support from Miami University.
Announcement Learning for Resilience: insights from Cambodia's rural communities
This publication emerged from four years of sustained research by partners in the Food Security, Climate Change and Natural Resources Management in Cambodia research program. In implementing this major program, the Learning Insti tute received financial support from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada and acted as a grant-making organization for partners.

This book summarizes lessons learned from rural communities about ways they have tried to build resilience in the face of changes that have affected their social-ecological systems. The research program consists of a diversity of projects spanning the country and focusing on a wide variety of themes and issues. Each project addresses specific dimensions of the nexus of 'climate change-food security-natural resources management' but they are integrated under one common research framework.

It was primarily witten by Khmer teams of researchers and was edited by Dr. Jean Christophe-Diepart and Ronald W. Jones for the Learning Institute in Phnom Penh.
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