Assistant Professor of Human-Environment Systems, Boise State University

Boise, ID

Organization: College of Innovation and Design, Boise State University

Duties: Successful candidates will be able to 1) build a strong collaborative (team science) research program that integrates the social, physical, and computational sciences and engineering, 2) secure extramural funding, 3) create knowledge to meet challenges at the human-environment interface, 4) disseminate that knowledge through high-impact publications and other, less traditional, mechanisms, and 5) help develop a leading program in human-environment systems science. We are particularly interested in applicants who can contribute to Boise State’s academic excellence by developing an integrated program of research, teaching, and service that also broadens participation and diversity to more effectively address the complex challenges of coupled human-environment systems. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to high quality education and develop innovative approaches to teaching undergraduate and graduate students. Successful candidates may develop hybridized, flipped, and/or online class formats as well as short courses and workshops. Courses will be offered through the College of Innovation and Design and collaborating departments. Expected teaching load is nominally two classes per year. Teaching responsibilities will be aligned with the candidates’ training and will emphasize the interface of human-environment sciences.

Desired qualifications: PhD, at the time of appointment in social, physical, or computational sciences or engineering, with an emphasis on quantitative methods.

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How to apply: Upload your application in one PDF document: a cover letter, CV, contact information for a minimum of three professional references, and three publications as representative sample work. In the cover letter, you should address the following items in this order: 1) your qualifications for this position, especially application of quantitative methods; 2) your capacity to develop an integrated research and education program to solve local to global problems at the interface of human-environment systems; 3) evidence and interest in cross-disciplinary collaboration; and 4) your interest and commitment to diversity and inclusion. Candidates wishing to be considered for employment at the level of Associate Professor should specifically identify so in the cover letter. Questions should be e-mailed to

Application deadline: September 1, 2017