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Subject: Assistant/ Associate Professor Wanted

Brown University
Environmental Change Initiative,
Tenure track Assistant/ Associate Professor

As part of its plan for academic enrichment, Brown University has recently launched a multi-departmental Environmental Change Initiative aimed at fostering interdisciplinary research and education in the area of the environmental sciences. Brown University is making major investments in the ECI, including additional faculty appointments, new resources for interdisciplinary research training, and a new cooperative graduate program with the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) at Woods Hole. For more information about the ECI visit

In connection with this initiative, the University seeks a faculty member at the ASSISTANT/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR level with broad interests in environmental sciences as well as public policies related to environmental issues. This appointment will be tenure track in either the Department of Geological Sciences or Ecology and Evolutionary Biology depending on the background and research record of the candidate with a joint appointment in the Center for Environmental Studies. We seek candidates that can integrate their research efforts with environmentally relevant social sciences spanning economics, sociology, international studies, or health sciences.  The start date for this position is 1 July, 2006 or as soon thereafter as is feasible.

Requirements include a PhD in an environmentally-related discipline, a strong record of research and peer reviewed publications, commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching, and potential to contribute to the ECI by building interdisciplinary interactions with current areas of faculty strength.

To apply, please send a letter describing research and teaching interests and the fit of the candidate with the ECI, a current CV, and 3 letters of reference to: Professor Osvaldo Sala, Director Environmental Change Initiative, Box 1943, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912. For further inquiries, please contact .  Applications will be reviewed starting 15 November, 2005 and accepted until the position is filled.  Brown University is an EEO/AA employer.

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