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Sustainability Distinguished Teaching Fellowship (Emory University, GA)

EMORY UNIVERSITY announces the Sustainability Distinguished Teaching Fellowship, a two-year postdoctoral position (with potential of becoming a three-year position) for an outstanding scholar of applied behavioral social science. This career development fellowship in teaching and research is intended as a stepping-stone to attain a permanent position elsewhere. We seek a specialist in sustainability-related behavior change�individual or organizational�with expertise in social, cultural, economic, and psychological factors affecting sustainability-related behavior. Applicants must have the PhD in hand by January 1, 2014, a strong research record, and a commitment to quality teaching. Fellows will teach two courses per semester, including student opportunities for on-campus research and community-engaged learning. The appointment offers a competitive salary and a yearly allowance of $1000 for research/travel.

Please send vita, statement of research interests, evidence of teaching excellence, and sustainability-related experience, with names and contact information for three referees to: Dr. Peggy Barlett, Search Chair, Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, using this address: sustfellowsearch@emory.edu (electronic submission preferred). Application review will begin October 1, 2013 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Emory University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Human-Environment Systems (Zurich, Switzerland)

The newly formed Human-Environment Systems (HES) group at ETH Zürich seeks to hire a PhD student, commencing as soon as possible, for a period of up to three years. Our group is part of the Institute for Environmental Decisions, within the Department for Environmental Systems Science. The student would pursue research within the thematic area of energy, development and security (HES:EDS) in an externally funded research project. Qualifications and skills: We seek a person with some degree of background knowledge on energy systems, gained through study or work experience, who is interested in focusing on social science research questions involving quantitative and qualitative methods, leading to a continuing career in research. Learn more at our website.