Employment Opportunities
University of Kentucky - Assistant/Associate Extension Professor position
Employment Opportunities
Monday, June 25, 2018 09:06 AM

The Department of Community and Leadership Development in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment at the University of Kentucky seeks applicants for a 12-month, tenure track Extension Title Series, Assistant/Associate Extension Professor position. The anticipated start date is January 2019.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish high impact, research-based Extension programs that respond to issues facing communities and groups across Kentucky, and contribute to the Department’s instructional programs.
Qualifications: An earned doctorate in community development, rural sociology, sociology, anthropology, education, community psychology, political science or other related social science disciplines.
The deadline for application is August 20, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is found. Interested candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, curriculum vita, a writing sample, and contact information for at least three letters of reference to UK’s Integrated Employment System: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/ies-resources-for-applicants
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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Sociology of the Environment and Natural Resources
Employment Opportunities
Monday, June 11, 2018 09:10 AM

Utah State University

Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology

The Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology at Utah State University (USU) invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track position in Sociology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  The appointment is expected to begin in August 2019.  

 

Position: We seek a candidate with strong theoretical and empirical skills whose research and teaching interests and expertise focus on the sociology of the environment and natural resources. The incumbent candidate will address environment and natural resource issues in ways that will complement current faculty expertise in our Environment & Community specialization area, and also contribute to at least one of our other areas of specialization (Social Inequality & Demography). The incumbent candidate will be expected to teach either undergraduate social theory and/or social statistics as well as undergraduate and graduate courses linked to their areas of expertise and to departmental needs.

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Assistant Professor, Community and Economic Development, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University
Employment Opportunities
Friday, May 25, 2018 10:05 AM

About Western Illinois University:

Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, serves nearly 10,000 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access. 

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual's membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.

Job Description:

APPOINTMENT: August 16, 2018, or as soon as possible after that date. This is a tenure-track, nine-month position.

RESPONSIBILITIES: As a tenure-track faculty member in the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs (IIRA), the selected candidate will be expected to: 1) establish a substantive research program in applied community and economic development with applications to rural areas of Illinois, the Midwest, and North America. The research program is expected to inform the Institute's outreach activities with an emphasis on sustainable local economies, rural development policy, community quality of life, community planning and design, and rural environmental sustainability, among other issues. The selected candidate is expected to secure extramural funding to support a robust research program; 2) teach two courses per semester and advise graduate students in a growing M.A. degree in community and economic development; 3) engage in community outreach activities aligned with the faculty member's research and teaching expertise, and; (4) participate in broad-based university and departmental committee work and professional service.

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