Social or Behavioral Scientist – Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

The University of Utah is seeking a Social or Behavioral Scientist for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank to begin in July 2017. The successful candidate must examine the human dimensions of environmental change, as they relate to water and climate change. Research should include theoretically-grounded empirical approaches appropriate within or across social science disciplines. Possible home departments for the hire include: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. The successful candidate will be jointly appointed in the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program ( More information about this interdisciplinary position and the Society, Water and Climate team can be found at .

Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2016, with the position open until filled. Please visit this link for more information about the position and to apply .

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The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.