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Tenure-Track Food Systems Cluster University of New Hampshire
Employment Opportunities
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 11:09 AM

Food Systems Science, Human Nutrition, and Crop Physiology

The Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems (ANFS) within the University of New Hampshire’s College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) invites applications for three tenure-track positions focused on the interrelated human and agroecological aspects of our food system. Specifically for this cluster, we seek candidates with demonstrated teaching and research expertise in either (1) Food systems science, (2) Human nutrition, or (3) Crop physiology. The anticipated start date for all three hires is August 20, 2018.

(1) Assistant Professor of Food Systems Science: We seek candidates from the life sciences, economics, or interdisciplinary physical or social sciences with demonstrated expertise in applied analysis of one or more aspects of human-agroecological food systems. The applicant’s research should address the complexity inherent in food systems through direct consideration of some of the relationships and trade-offs among agricultural productivity, economic viability, ecological impact, human health, policy, and food security. We especially welcome applicants whose research has potential application to the food systems of the northeastern United States, with its unique patterns of land use, rural-urban composition, and demographics. Ideally, applicants will apply their research on food systems sustainability to local, regional, national, and/or global challenges using interdisciplinary approaches. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate-level food systems courses. [https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/28319]

(2) Assistant or Associate Professor of Human Nutrition: We seek candidates with demonstrated teaching proficiency and research interest in the impacts of food production, access, consumption, and/or policy on health. The successful candidate will bring research expertise in assessing such impacts through human intervention studies, metabolic analysis, metabolomics, behavioral analysis, and/or environmental assessment. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in nutrition education, behavioral nutrition, and/or courses specific to the candidate’s interests. [https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/28435]

(3) Assistant Professor of Crop Physiology: We seek candidates with demonstrated expertise in plant metabolomics, plant-substrate-environment relationships, crop response to abiotic and biotic stresses, and/or postharvest physiology. Crop species of interest could be horticultural (fruits, vegetables, ornamentals), agronomic (grains, forages), or others (biofuel, cover crops). Ideally, applicants will have experience with, or very strong interest in, applying their research to enhancing crop nutritive value and/or addressing regionally-specific challenges to crop production. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in crop physiology. [https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/28433]

Dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS)
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 11:11 AM

Clemson University announces a search for the next Dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS).  The College seeks to continue to develop as a national and international leader in education and research.  The Dean will lead and build the college according to the university’s recently approved strategic plan, ClemsonForward (link is external).

The Opportunity

The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences was formed in July 2016, integrating programs in communication (link is external)nursing (link is external)parks, recreation and tourism management (link is external)political science (link is external)psychology (link is external)public health sciences (link is external)sociology, anthropology (link is external) and criminal justice (link is external); and youth, family and community studies (link is external). The College is focused on becoming a national and international leader in solving the problems faced by individuals, families, communities and societies. Through its unique combination of departments and schools, the College conducts significant research and outreach and prepares students to understand human behavior, to address health and wellness challenges, and to build stronger and more sustainable communities within a globalized world system.

A successful candidate for Dean will embrace the challenges and opportunities associated with continuing to build one of the premier colleges of Clemson, a highly ranked land grant university, and will possess the skills, leadership, and vision to advance the goals in the ClemsonForward (link is external) strategic plan.

In addition to the conventional job functions described below, the Dean will be expected to:

  • Design, justify, and implement a visionary strategic plan for CBSHS that aligns with ClemsonForward (link is external);
  • Acquire and manage research and teaching resources, including faculty, staff, and facilities, that align with ClemsonForward (link is external);
  • Dedicate significant time to raise funds for the College in order to yield new resources and opportunities.
The Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI) is looking for a recent humanities PhD interested in climate policy work.
Employment Opportunities
Monday, January 08, 2018 10:16 AM

The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) is pleased to announce that we have been selected by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) as a host organization for the 2018 Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program. This program places recent PhD graduates in the humanities or humanistic social sciences in two-year positions in U.S. government and non-profit organizations.


The SEI position will be based in our Seattle office, on our climate mitigation policy team. The fellow will contribute to SEI’s work on emerging topics in climate policy, which may include, among others, low-carbon cities, carbon pricing strategies, climate finance, and the climate implications of oil and coal extraction. A full position description can be found at: http://www.acls.org/uploadedFiles/Fellowships_and_Grants/Competitions_and_Deadlines/2018/Public-Fellows-SEI.pdf


The fellowship program is made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Fellows will receive an annual stipend of $67,500 and health insurance. Fellows must possess US citizenship or permanent resident status, and hold a PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences conferred between September 1, 2014 and June 22, 2018. The application deadline is March 14, 2018 (9pm EDT). For more information visit: http://www.acls.org/programs/publicfellowscomp/