[ES_JOBS_NET] Faculty position in Quantitative Environmental Science at UC Berkeley Energy and Resources Group. Closing date Nov. 12, 2014

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Oct 15 19:41:12 MDT 2014

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From: "Margaret Torn" <mstorn at lbl.gov>
Date: Oct 15, 2014 2:47 PM
Subject: [soilcarb-l] Faculty position in Quantitative Environmental
Science at UC Berkeley Energy and Resources Group. Closing date Nov. 12,

> Dear Colleagues,
> There is an exciting faculty opening (Assistant Professor) in the Energy
and Resources Group at UC Berkeley for a quantitatively oriented
environmental scientist who is interested in a broad array of environmental
issues and in working with a multi-disciplinary group of students and
faculty. Deadline is Nov. 12, 2014. Description below and at this link:
> Please distribute widely.  Thanks!
> Margaret
> Margaret S. Torn
> Climate and Carbon Sciences Program
> Adjunct Professor, ERG, UCB
> Berkeley Lab, One Cyclotron Rd, CA, 94720
> Tel:  510.495.2223. Office: 84-340
> ________________________________________________________________
> Open Sep 26, 2014 through Nov 12, 2014
> The Energy and Resources Group (ERG) at the University of California,
Berkeley invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in
quantitative environmental science, with an expected start date of July 1,
2015. ERG has a long and distinguished history of interdisciplinary
research and teaching for a sustainable environment and an equitable
society. Further information about ERG can be found athttp://
erg.berkeley.edu. A competitive startup package including lab space will be
offered with this position.
> Basic qualifications: The basic qualification for this position is the
completion of all Ph.D. or equivalent degree requirements, except the
dissertation, at the time of application. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree,
preferably in the physical, biological, or environmental sciences, is
required by the date of hire. Training in multiple areas of the natural
sciences (e.g., both physical and biological) is desirable.
> Preferred qualifications: We are especially interested in candidates with
quantitative expertise and interests in: ecology and biodiversity; global
change science; toxics and pollutants; the environment-­‐society interface;
or ecosystem services to society. The ideal candidate will have experience
with some combination of experimental and observational field methods,
techniques for analysis of large data sets, mathematical modeling, and
methods in complex systems theory. ERG especially encourages applicants
with a strong interest in multiple scales of analysis from local to global.
ERG is an interdisciplinary graduate program, so an ability to actively
engage with colleagues from other disciplines such as social science and
engineering is highly desirable, as is a compelling interest and engagement
in public policy.
> Ideal candidates will have an outstanding research record with evidence
of ongoing productivity. She or he will also have strong teaching and
mentoring skills, or for those without an extensive background in teaching,
a commitment to make this a core component of their professional portfolio.
Teaching duties will include responsibility for the core ERG environmental
science course, as well as development of a more specialized
graduate-­‐level seminar or small lecture course, and participation in
interdisciplinary seminars with other faculty.
> ERG is interested in candidates who will bring to their research the
perspective that comes from a non-­‐traditional educational background or
understanding of the experiences of those underrepresented in higher
education. UC Berkeley is committed to addressing the family needs of
faculty, including dual career couples and single parents.
> All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California
policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including
when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career
center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (
http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
> For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs
of accompanying partners and spouses, please contact the CALcierge office
at calcierge at berkeley.edu or visit http://calcierge.berkeley.edu.
> Submit application materials no later than November 12, 2014. Please
direct questions to ERG Group Manager Megan Amaral at megana at berkeley.edu.
> The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of
California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
> More information about this recruitment: http://erg.berkeley.edu/
> Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
> Cover Letter
> Statement of Research - Up to three pages
> Statement of Teaching - Up to two pages
> Statement of Contributions to Equity and Inclusion - Statement addressing
past and/or potential contributions to equity and inclusion through
research, teaching, and/or service.
>  (Optional)
> Writing samples - Copies of no more than three (article or chapter
length) samples of relevant work
> 3 letters of reference required
> Create an ApplicantID
> Provide required information and documents
> If any, provide required reference information (3 letters of reference
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