Associate/Full Professor – Coupled Human-Natural Systems, Environmental Governance and Decision Making, University of Arizona

Associate/Full Professor

Coupled HumanNatural Systems, Environmental Governance and Decision Making


The School of Natural Resources and the Environment ( at the University of Arizona seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-eligible position on coupled human-natural systems, environmental governance, and decision-making. Societies are facing unprecedented environmental challenges to their well-being due to myriad anthropogenic effects on ecosystems including the loss of biodiversity; climate change; over-exploitation of water, wildlife, and other natural resources; invasive species; and habitat fragmentation. As the state’s land-grant institution with integrated research-education-outreach programs, the successful candidate will (1) conduct research that will help us understand and anticipate the nature of these challenges; (2) contribute to collaborative decision-making processes for natural resource governance and policy that spans local to global scales, and natural to social sciences and (3) train diverse scientists, land and wildlife managers, citizens, and decision-makers to address the challenges that confront society and the ecosystems that support us.


We seek a candidate with a Ph.D. and strong record of research and extramural funding related to environmental governance in diverse disciplines from natural to social sciences. Interdisciplinary research is a fundamental component of the University and our School. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic educator that will contribute to our undergraduate and graduate curriculum and promote and enhance cultural diversity, particularly in areas underrepresented in the discipline.


See (posting F20817) for a more detailed overview and application procedures. Review of applications will commence February 3, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Start date negotiable. Direct questions to Professor Steve Archer, Chair of the Search Committee ( or (520) 626-8791.


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