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August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

University of Connecticut

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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Public Policy
Associate or Full Professor in Environmental Policy and Sustainability

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465922
Date Posted: 11/05/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate or Full Professor in Environmental Policy and Sustainability
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Hartford, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
Q0 -- General
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Environmental Policy
Environmental Justice
Environmental Inequalities
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The University of Connecticut’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for two positions at the level of Associate or Full Professor as part of a cluster hire in the Environment and Human Interactions. This initiative also includes four appointments at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek a range of scholars on subjects including (but not limited to) pollution, water supply, climate change, policy, and society’s response. The Department of Public Policy, as part of this cluster, seeks an associate or full professor in environmental policy, environmental justice, sustainability, environmental inequalities and/or relevant fields.

This cluster hire promotes meaningful engagement among physical, natural and social scientists through the potential for collaborative teaching, research, and outreach initiatives. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a strong program of research and publication. To apply, or for more information, please visit: Associate or Full Professor (494839) -

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through high-quality publications in top-tier venues and through superior teaching and mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students. Successful candidates will highlight a commitment to equity and be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement multiple perspectives as the foundation of a rich learning experience; integrate diverse experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and/or provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, populations, and intellectual interests. We seek candidates with a demonstrated capacity to work across disciplines and stimulate interdisciplinary collaborations through research, teaching, and/or service.

Evaluation of applicants will begin December 15, 2020 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Any questions regarding this position should be directed to: Eric Brunner (

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2021