Employment Opportunities
Senior Scientist for the Food & Environment Program in the Union of Concerned Scientists at the Washington, DC Office
Employment Opportunities
Monday, May 14, 2018 08:25 AM
UCS is a national non-profit advocating for science-based solutions to our world’s most challenging problems, including public health and environmental sustainability. Within that mission, the Food and Environment program is working towards our vision of a just, equitable, & sustainable food system, from farm to fork. The Senior Scientist will bridge our team’s analytical work in agroecology, health, and economics with our efforts to bring a lens of social justice and racial equity to federal food policy. Join our amazing team of scientists, organizers, and advocates to lead food system research at the intersection of natural and social science.  

 

The Position

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit whose scientists and engineers work to solve some of our planet’s most pressing environmental and safety problems. UCS combines technical analysis and effective organizing and advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for stemming the tide of global warming, sustainable food policy and agriculture, energy and transportation, fighting misinformation and reducing the threat of catastrophic nuclear war.

Within UCS, the Food and Environment program is working to achieve our vision of a just, equitable, & sustainable food system, from farm to fork. The Senior Scientist will bridge our team’s analytical work in agroecology, health, and economics with our efforts to bring a lens of social justice and racial equity to federal food policy. Join our amazing team of scientists, organizers, and advocates to lead food system research at the intersection of natural and social science.

For more information, click this link (https://www.ucsusa.org/about/jobs-ucs#seniorscientist).

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Assistant Professor & Extension Housing/Community Development Specialist
Employment Opportunities
Thursday, May 10, 2018 11:41 AM

The Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics at the University of Georgia invites applications for the tenure-track Extension Specialist of Assistant Professor rank in Housing and Community Development.

Position: Assistant Professor & Extension Housing/Community Development Specialist (nine month, academic appointment, tenure track, 75% public service and outreach, 25% teaching).

Start date: October 1, 2018 or as negotiated.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a doctorate degree in housing, community development, urban/regional planning, public administration, public policy, nonprofit management, economics, sociology or a closely-related discipline, or be ABD with a terminal degree transcript on file no later than nine months from appointment date.

Preferred Qualifications: Minimum of 1 year experience in housing or community development and a record of fostering relationships with local government leaders, industry organizations and associations, housing experts and consultants is p referred.

Responsibilities:
The applicant must understand and embrace the land grant mission of public service and outreach, including serving the needs of underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged individuals and communities. The successful applicant must be an effective communicator, both orally and written and with diverse audiences, and must work successfully, both independently and within a team. All applicants must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Candidates must demonstrate promise of moving toward excellence in service to Georgia citizens and their families, student instruction, scholarly activities, professional development activities, professional leadership, and/or service to the profession.

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Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Extension Education and Community Engagement
Employment Opportunities
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 09:17 AM

Position Description:
This position will provide expertise in extension education and community engagement with agriculture, food, and environmental systems. It will build on current capacity in the department and will allow for the continuation of the undergraduate and graduate courses in extension education as well as the minor in extension education. The successful candidate will advise students in both the extension education and agricultural sciences majors.

This position will be expected to update the current extension education minor and curriculum to reflect the changing landscape of extension and engagement. This faculty member will be a leader in the proposed PhD program and attract students to work in the areas of extension, community engagement, and translational science. Further, the successful candidate will be expected to develop new courses and internship opportunities in order to mentor future leaders in extension and engagement.

The Department seeks a applied researcher whose program focuses on the translational  science  within agriculture, food, and natural resources. As an outgrowth of this expertise, the faculty member may pursue an applied research program that focuses on community and stakeholder engagement and connects stakeholders and citizens of North Carolina and beyond with NC State in positive, productive, and meaningful ways.

For more information, click this link. (https://rss.memberclicks.net/assets/docs/JobPostings/Community%20Engagement%20Position.pdf)

Position Description:
This position will provide expertise in extension education and community engagement
with agriculture, food, and environmental systems. It will build on current capacity in the
department and will allow for the continuation of the undergraduate and graduate courses
in extension education as well as the minor in extension education. The successful
candidate will advise students in both the extension education and agricultural sciences
majors.
This position will be expected to update the current extension education minor and
curriculum to reflect the changing landscape of extension and engagement. This faculty
member will be a leader in the proposed PhD program and attract students to work in the
areas of extension, community engagement, and translational science. Further, the
successful candidate will be expected to develop new courses and internship opportunities
in order to mentor future leaders in extension and engagement.
The Department seeks a applied researcher whose program focuses on the translational
science within agriculture, food, and natural resources. As an outgrowth of this expertise,
the faculty member may pursue an applied research program that focuses on community
and stakeholder engagement and connects stakeholders and citizens of North Carolina
and beyond with NC State in positive, productive, and meaningful ways.