Position Announcement in Environmental Studies

Thu, 13 Jan 1994 11:37:29 -0600

The University of Kansas seeks a director of its program in
Environmental Studies at the level of Associate Professor with tenure.
The position will begin with the fall semester, 1994, contingent on
final budgetary approval. Duties include coordinating the program's
interdisciplinary curriculum, advising students, teaching two courses
a year, and pursuing research in an area of specialization. The
program has approximately 350 undergraduate majors, a core faculty,
and an interdepartmental advisory committee. It emphasizes the
integration of science and policy in the solution of environmental

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree, with teaching and administrative
experience in resource studies, environmental studies, or related
programs. They must offer evidence of strong leadership skills along
with a substantial and active research record.

Though the search is open to any area of expertise, preferred research
interests include: the science of global change, including anthropogenic
climate shifts, biological impacts, and pollution (with training in such
fields as atmospheric science, chemistry, ecology, or engineering); or
the social science of resource economics and/or policy studies,
especially from an international perspective (with training in anthro-
pology, economics, or political science). The appointment will be
shared between Environmental Studies and one of the cooperating dis-

Applications should be postmarked by February 11, 1994, though we will
consider later applications until the position is filled. Applications
should include a full curriculum vitae, the names of three references,
and a sample of research work. It should be submitted to:

Professor Donald Worster
Chair of EVS Search Committee
Hall Center for the Humanities
211 Watkins Home
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045-2967
Telephone: (913) 864-4798
Fax: (913) 864-3884

The University of Kansas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. Applications are sought from all qualified persons,
regardless of race, color, sex, disability, and, as covered by law,
veteran status.

In addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis
of religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation,
marital status, and parental status.

The University is committed to increasing the ethnic and gender
diversity of its faculty, and we strongly encourage female and
minority applicants to apply.