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Faculty Position in Sustainable Food Systems
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
The School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) at the University of Michigan (UM) seeks applicants for a full-time, nine-month tenure track assistant professor position in sustainable food systems. SNRE's mission is to contribute to the protection of the Earth's resources and the achievement of a sustainable society.
We seek applicants working in any ecological aspect of sustainability in the food system from production to consumption, with either an international or domestic focus. A Ph.D. in a natural science or environmental science discipline relevant to the sustainability of food systems is required by the time of hire, and postdoctoral experience is preferred.
This SNRE position is part of 5 new positions in five university units with the intention of broadening and deepening UM's commitment to research and teaching on sustainable food systems. The position is inherently interdisciplinary, bringing together a number of new and existing faculty in a cross-disciplinary teaching and research effort in sustainable food systems.
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a concise personal statement describing your vision and plans for research and education, and copies of three letters of reference. To apply go to http://sitemaker.umich.edu/sustainablefoodsystems/faculty_position_postings Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2012. The position is expected to begin by September 1, 2013.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity employer, and individuals from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.