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Academic positions in environmental studies

Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2002 11:30 am
Two academic faculty positions are available in the Department of
Environmental Studies at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Both are
full-time, 9-month, tenure-track positions available Fall 2003. While they
are not explicitly system dynamics positions, people who take a systems
approach to environmental policy and/or resource management are strongly
encouraged to apply. Environmental Modeling using system dynamics is a
core course in our undergraduate curriculum. If you are interested, feel
free to contact me for further information.

-- Krys Stave

Krystyna A. Stave, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Studies
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 454030
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4030

Phone: (702) 895-4833
Fax: (702) 895-4436

1. Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Environmental Policy

Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate policy and law
courses. Candidates should demonstrate a significant research agenda and
ability to work with students and faculty in an interdisciplinary program.
Preference will be given to candidates with a strong research record in
Environmental Policy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and background in
Environmental Law.

2. Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Resource Management

Tenure-track position in the area of resource management, including
wildlife, air, or water resources, urban environmental issues,
environmental sustainability, or related areas. An interest in
environmental education and community- based decision making is highly
desirable. Ability to work closely with students, both graduate and
undergraduate, is essential. Successful candidate will establish a
consistently productive program of scholarly publication and engage in
appropriate department, University, and professional service.

For both positions, Ph.D. must be completed by August 2003 in Environmental
Studies or a related field. Experience as an assistant professor is highly
desirable. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Position is contingent upon funding. The university has an excellent
fringe benefits package. UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution
with more than 24,000 students and more than 700 faculty members. More
than 180 undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees are offered.
Founded in 1957, UNLV is located on 337 acres in dynamic Southern Nevada.
The university is ranked in the category of Doctoral
Universities-Intensive by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of
Teaching. For more information, see the UNLV World Wide Web site at:

To apply, submit a letter of interest indicating the POSITION TITLE, a
detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names,
addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references
who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications
and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and
preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the
initial review of materials will be based. The review of materials will
begin December 1, 2002, and will continue until the position is filled.
Documentation may be mailed to:

UNLV Environmental Policy Search Committee
Attn: Helen Neill
4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Box 454030
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4030

Specific questions may be addressed to Helen Neill at or call (702) 895-4892.

UNLV is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity educator and employer
committed to excellence through diversity.