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Date: November 1, 2013 (page 1 of 2)

Faculty Position – Academic Programming in Sustainable Environmental Management (Saskatchewan)

The School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS), a priority initiative at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), invites applications for an exciting opportunity to grow and lead the Master of Sustainable Environmental Management (MSEM) graduate program.  We are seeking a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in an academic programming appointment position, with a focus on sustainable environmental management.  The primary responsibility of this appointment is to champion and coordinate the Master of Sustainable Environmental Management (MSEM) program within SENS.  This program is a one year professional degree with a project focus.  With 21 students at present, this program is anticipated to grow over time under the skilled leadership of this faculty appointment.  Delivery and oversight of core components of the MSEM program will be central to this position.  Additional responsibilities will include coordination of the School’s professional skills programs, teaching two courses per year at graduate and undergraduate levels, professional practice and scholarship as appropriate for the successful candidate’s field, administrative duties, and on-going evaluation of programs administered.


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Associate Professor in Environmental Studies

Dickinson College invites applications for a tenure-track position in our Environmental Studies Department, commencing July 1, 2014. The successful candidate will be strongly interdisciplinary, with primary focus in the social sciences. The ideal candidate will contribute to a critical understanding of the relationship between society and environmental issues. Applications are invited from candidates with expertise in one or more of the broad array of social and behavioral sciences, including sociology, anthropology, geography, history, political science, psychology, communications, and related disciplines. Possible areas of expertise may include, but are not limited to: Climate change and energy use, sustainable food systems at a variety of scales, and resource conservation/management. Applications are encouraged from candidates with interest in integrating knowledge across academic domains, including the environmental sciences. The successful candidate will have a strong grounding in environmental studies, and will be expected to teach at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, initiate an active research agenda, engage students in research, and build on our strong community-based and/or global programs.


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Faculty Position and Founding Director, Wake Forest University (MA)

We invite applications and nominations for an entrepreneurial and distinguished leader in the area of sustainability, as broadly defined.  This is an exceptional opportunity for an academic leader with the vision, to direct the development of a world-class Master of Arts in Sustainability program at the graduate level. The position offers the possibility to join the faculty in a tenure track or renewable non-tenure track position in the appropriate Wake Forest University school, department, or discipline.  Candidates are welcome from any background—academics, enterprise, or government.

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Sustainability Director, Knox College (IL)

Knox College invites applications for a Director of Campus Sustainability Initiatives/Sustainability Coordinator to provide broad institutional leadership and support for the College’s growing culture of sustainability. This is a full-time, 12 month position, and begins as soon as possible. Salary and benefits for the position are competitive. The successful candidate will report directly to the President of the College and will serve as convener for the President’s Sustainability Task Force.

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Environmental Scientist, Aecom (Chelmsford, MA)

We are looking to hire a Environmental Scientist III, Permitting Specialist to support work in our Chelmsford office. The candidate will be responsible for supporting state, municipal, and federal clients on variety of permitting projects. Candidate will perform site/field inspections , data collection, existing conditions mapping reviews, report and application preparation, drawing preparation oversight, regulation interpretation, regulatory agency coordination, and project presentations. Search vacancy no 91480BR. Learn more.

Int’l Forestry and Climate Change Specialist, Asian Development Bank (Phillipines)

Term: 8 months, with possibility of extension depending on performance and funding availability; Experience level: At least 5 years of experience in climate change focusing on REDD+ and sustainable forest management; Special requirement: In-depth knowledge of REDD+ frameworks, programs, policies, and standard. Learn more.

Program Manager, Yale Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry (CT)

Program on Private Forests, 18 month Term Position, potential for extension if funding is available. In this new position, the program manager will primarily be responsible for “Tools for Engaging Landowners Effectively (TELE),” a program of the Global Institute. This program is being significantly expanded thanks to a grant from the USDA Forest Service.  Learn more.

Policy Officer, Forest Stewardship Council (Germany)

FSC is an independent, not-for-profit, non-governmental multi-stakeholder organization, established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests.  The Policy Officer (Controlled Wood) supports the coordination of the development, maintenance and consistent implementation of FSC Policies and Standards in the core area of Controlled Wood (CW) in line with the applicable FSC Policies, Standards and Procedures. Learn more.

Various positions, MWRA (MA)


Program Manager, Data Management – opening for a scientist or engineer who is also a data manager, preferably with a background in drinking water quality or chemistry or microbiology.   Learn more.

Opening for a civil/environmental engineer, for hydraulic modeling of water and wastewater systems.   Learn more.

Program Associate, Sustainable Environments, Surdna Foundation (NY)

Deadline for Submissions is November 15, 2013

The Surdna Foundation, a New York City-based family foundation, seeks a Program Associate for its Sustainable Environments Program. Founded by John E. Andrus in 1917, the Surdna Foundation has endowment assets of over $900 million and an overall annual grantmaking/operations budget of $45 million. Surdna focuses in three grantmaking areas: Sustainable Environments, Strong Local Economies, and Thriving Cultures. The Foundation aims to foster just and sustainable communities in the United States and to advance national action on sustainability. The work environment at Surdna is team-oriented, collegial, and one in which diversity is valued. How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and current resume via e-mail to: Theresa Kon, Senior Talent Consultant, Forrest Solutions / Email: tkon@fss-staffing.com.

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