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USU Faculty Openings in the Department of Environment and Society

The Department of Environment and Society in the Quinney College of Natural Resources at Utah State University (USU) invites applications for two different faculty positions to start August 2022.


Tenure-track position of Assistant Professor, with expertise in recreation resource management and the environment in Logan, UT

Job Posting

We welcome applications from broadly trained scholars whose research integrates recreation resource management with other fields, such as: human dimensions of wildlife management, geospatial analysis, climate change adaptation and mitigation, tourism and recreation geography, diversity in nature-based recreation participation, cultural ecosystem services, environmental communication, or environmental collaboration and conflict management. This tenure-track, full-time (nine-month) position is based at the USU campus in Logan, Utah. The relative emphasis for the position is 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service. Application review begins 1 December 2021. 

Tenure-track position of Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in Human Dimensions of Environmental Change in Moab, UT

Job Posting

We particularly welcome applications from scholars whose research focuses on social, cultural, historical, or ecological issues impacting public and/or tribal lands in the Southwest United States. This full-time (nine-month) position is based at the USU campus in Moab, a thriving tourism-oriented community in southeast Utah and a federal agency hub adjacent to National Park, National Forest, BLM and Tribal lands. The relative emphasis for the position is 50% teaching, 40% research, and 10% service. Application review begins 1 November 2021.