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Vacant position in natural hazards, drought, and climate risks
The University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track
faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in
the social dimensions of natural hazards, drought, and climate risks
with an expected start date of July 1, 2015. The position is based in
the College of Science, Department of Geography (51%) with
responsibilities for statewide outreach through the College of
Cooperative Extension (49%).
The position includes teaching, research, service, and outreach.
Teaching load will include two courses per year within the Geography
Department, including existing and new courses in society & natural
hazards, nature-society interactions, drought, and/or water. As part of
the work within Extension, the successful candidate will also be
responsible for developing not-for-University-credit courses offered (a)
online for continuing education units through the professional
organizations and (b) as short courses and seminars for professionals.
A demonstrated track record in research and teaching is preferred.
Candidates will be evaluated on previous experience, communication
skills, publication record, grant and contract activities, and the
ability to work both collaboratively and independently. We seek a
candidate who will develop their own externally funded research projects
and is interested in working on collaborative projects.
For full consideration, please apply by January 16, 2015. The close date
may be extended to facilitate a successful hire. For complete position
description and qualifications see
The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and
employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or
mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada,
Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized
to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are
encouraged to apply.