Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 2, 2015

Clark University’s International Development, Community, and Environment Department (IDCE) seeks a tenure-track assistant or associate professor who studies the impacts of climate variability and change from a natural science, physical science, engineering or technology background, and who has a demonstrated understanding of, or experience in, climate-related policy work. The position primarily serves IDCE’s renowned Environmental Science and Policy (ES&P) Program. The successful candidate is expected to help lead the transformation of ES&P as it, together with IDCE, enhances its capacity to understand and address the consequences of climate variability and change on social and ecological systems. Candidates must hold a doctorate and exhibit a strong record of research and teaching. Successful candidates will demonstrate their ability to complement and extend departmental strengths not only in ES&P, but in one or more of the other three IDCE Programs: International Development and Social Change; Community Development and Planning; and Geographic Information Science for Development and Environment. Major responsibilities will include developing and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses on climate variability and change, and related topics. Responsibilities also include advising and mentoring students in Clark’s BA Program in Environmental Science, the Master of Science Program in ES&P and the joint MS/MBA Program in ES&P and Management. The successful candidate will also demonstrate evidence of or the potential for a robust program of research, as they will play a major role in shaping IDCE’s and ES&P’s research agendas going forward. Clark University presents unique collaborative opportunities, on and off campus, including the opportunity to work with scholars affiliated with many robust academic departments and research institutes; collaborative research is a hallmark of Clark University. Clark University is also committed to sustaining a diverse and inclusive community that cultivates ethical and well-informed citizens. We especially welcome candidates who can contribute to this mission through research, teaching, and service. We are an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity university and we strongly encourage women and members of minority groups to apply. Candidates should send a CV, a cover letter detailing their professional, research and teaching interests, together with contact information for three references, to Edward Carr, Director of IDCE Evaluation of applications begins on November 2, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.