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Assistant Professor in Computational Social Science (coupled human-water resources)

School of Computing University of Wyoming

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The School of Computing (SoC) at the University of Wyoming (UW) invites applications for a full-time (9-month) tenure-stream Assistant Professor faculty position in computational social science with an interest in coupled human-water systems, beginning August 20, 2024.

We are particularly interested in applicants who conduct innovative research around the spatial and temporal dynamics of coupled human-water systems, combining qualitative and quantitative social science methods and techniques with computational data science, integrated systems modeling, and participatory stakeholder engagement. As such, we welcome applications from a variety of social science backgrounds including anthropology, applied economics, complex system science, environmental studies, geography, sociology, sustainability studies, urban and regional planning, and related fields. 

The position's primary academic appointment and tenure home will be in the School of Computing, with a possible joint appointment in an appropriate partnering social science or interdisciplinary academic unit. The position will have possible courtesy appointment affiliations with UW's CoLaborative for Intersectoral Modeling of the Earth System, the Center for Climate, Water, and People, and the SoC's Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center.

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Complete applications received by January 20, 2024 will receive full consideration.