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Position: Grant/Fellowship: Assistant Professor of Health and Environment in Arctic Indigenous Communities
Institution: University of the Arctic
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
Duties: The candidate will be jointly appointed in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs (SMEA) in the College of the Environment (2/3 FTE) and in the Department of American Indian Studies (AIS) in the College of Arts and Sciences (1/3 FTE). The Assistant Professor will teach courses and supervise students in SMEA and AIS. Teaching responsibilities will focus on development of courses to address social and environmental resilience in Arctic Indigenous communities under climate change, Arctic Indigenous environmental science and policy, health and well-being in Arctic Indigenous communities exposed to climate change, and/or sustainability in Indigenous communities
Requirements: A Ph.D. or foreign equivalent degree is required. Relevant fields of expertise include but are not limited to Population Health, American Indian Studies, Indigenous Studies, Arctic Studies, Environmental Sociology, Political Science, Social Psychology, Anthropology, and Human Geography
   
Text: We seek a scholar who will advance our understanding of the relationships between health and environment in Arctic Indigenous communities. The position is a Joint Hire between the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs and the Department of American Indian Studies, University of Washington. We seek candidates who can contribute to the University’s distinctive educational objectives, which include interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. The candidate will be jointly appointed in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs (SMEA) in the College of the Environment (2/3 FTE) and in the Department of American Indian Studies (AIS) in the College of Arts and Sciences (1/3 FTE). SMEA is a broadly interdisciplinary faculty with shared interests in the human dimensions of global environmental change. Applicants should apply electronically via Interfolio, and submit the following: 1) curriculum vitae 2) statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies including a brief statement describing how your teaching, research, and/or service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion through scholarship or by improving access to higher education for underrepresented individuals or groups (3 pages maximum) 3) copies of three representative publications related to the job requirements 4) names and contact information for three professional references Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by December 21, 2018. Questions pertaining to this search can be addressed to Professor Nives Dolšak , Search Committee Chair. For full position details and application process, click here . Tags: assistant professor arctic health
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