The School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle, Washington invites applications for three full-time tenure-track Assistant Professors working in the area of climate adaptation. We seek to form a diverse and inclusive faculty cohort that will advance and transform the research, teaching, and community engagement within SEFS and across the allied disciplines and scholars within the College of the Environment, the UW, and the multiple communities that we serve. Climate adaptation science is rapidly evolving.
The field of Climate Adaptation spans natural and social science disciplines and is focused on identifying historical, contemporary, and future approaches to guiding natural and human systems to adapt to ongoing and projected climate impacts. Designing effective, socially just, and equitable climate adaptation strategies requires a deep understanding of physical, ecological, social, and biological implications of climate change, and the inequities it creates. Cultural and social priorities must be considered within adaptive strategies to enhance the sustainability and resilience of the lands in which people live, work and play. These positions will work on creative, sustainable, and adaptive solutions to the multi-dimensional challenges of climate change through collaborative and convergent research, teaching, and service in alignment with the SEFS mission, vision and commitment to Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI). In partnership with all SEFS faculty, staff and students, they will fully support and advance our commitments to equity, inclusion, and access work, including diversification of our curricula, faculty expertise, and School-wide programming, and perform research that incorporates transdisciplinary approaches, Indigenous perspectives, engagement with stakeholders and underrepresented communities, and social justice and equity implications. Scholars who do not see themselves historically represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.
Full details are available here: ap.washington.edu/ahr/position-details/?job_id=83500