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JOB NO.: 96076-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Instructional, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 96076-FA

Working Title: Asst Professor - Native American Environment, Health and Community - Cluster Hire

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 19, 2019

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Earned research doctorate (PhD or equivalent) in an environmental field or in a discipline in which the research and the course of study had a strong environmental focus.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

* Demonstrated experience, or combined education and experience, in conducting research related to environmental issues relevant to the purposes of this cluster;
* A record of research publication;
* One or more years of experience, or combined education and experience, in teaching at undergraduate or graduate levels in the environment or a related field.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking to fill one faculty position in environmental studies as part of a campus-wide cluster hiring initiative to add to the vibrant community of academic researchers at UW-Madison focused on research at the nexus of environment, health, and community in Native American contexts. Participating units in this three faculty cluster hire include the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, the School of Nursing, and the School of Human Ecology. Further information regarding this initiative can be found at this link:

Additional Information:

UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

The Nelson Institute is a cross-campus interdisciplinary institute that addresses all aspects of the environment. It houses three research centers, has eighteen funded faculty, and over 150 faculty affiliates. It houses a large undergraduate major in Environmental Studies, and three graduate programs, Environment and Resources (MS and PhD), Water Resources Management (MS), and a professional MS degree in Environmental Conservation with two options, Environmental Conservation, and Environmental Observation and Informatics. The Institute builds partnerships to synergize and sustain excellence in the interdisciplinary research, teaching, and service that make the University of Wisconsin-Madison a world leader in addressing environmental challenges. Nelson strives to create sustainable communities across complex institutional landscapes for enhancing the quality of life and the environment in Wisconsin and the world.


Paul Zedler
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Electronic submission of application materials is required. Applicants must apply via the online application system at Please click on the APPLY NOW button to start an application. Application materials include a letter of application referencing areas of research expertise, teaching experience, and scholarly interest; a current curriculum vitae; and three peer-reviewed publications. The submission site will ask you to provide names and contact information for three references who can evaluate teaching and research. They will be contacted to provide their letters.

To ensure consideration, applications must be received by midnight on December 7, 2018, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Oct 2 2018 Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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