Location: Notre Dame, IN Open Date: Aug 6, 2019 Deadline: Nov 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description:The University of Notre Dame's Keough School of Global Affairs invites applications for one or more new tenure-track or tenured positions focused on environmental policy in an international context.
Applications are invited from scholars engaged in rigorous social science research, public policy, or related environmental science work. Applicants must have an interest in, and preferably a demonstrated record of, contributing to multi-disciplinary, collaborative, and policy-oriented programs. Successful candidates will hold a PhD in an appropriate discipline or in public policy, and should be comfortable working with both policy and climate/environmental science communities.
While priority will be given to early career candidates, senior applicants will also be considered. Applicants attracted to a university with a Catholic identity, and minority and female applicants, are especially encouraged to apply.
Successful candidates will be appointed through the Keough School of Global Affairs, but may have concurrent affiliations with other academic departments (e.g. in the social sciences) and relevant centers and institutes at Notre Dame (including the Environmental Change Initiative, the Eck Institute for Global Health, and ND Energy. Oriented toward research, teaching, and service dedicated to the advancement of human development, the Keough School (http://keough.nd.edu/) promotes interdisciplinary research on critical issues in global affairs, offers a professional master's degree and undergraduate degrees, and supports doctoral programs.
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
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