Princeton Environmental Institute - the interdisciplinary center of environmental research, education and outreach at Princeton University -- seeks distinguished candidates for a senior appointment (tenured level) in any field relating to climate change and carbon mitigation. We seek an individual with a demonstrated record of excellence in disciplinary scholarship and teaching, with complementary interests in interdisciplinary research and an ability to communicate to, and work with, entities outside the academy, including governments, nongovernmental organizations, industry partners, and the broader public. We are particularly interested in candidates who can take an active leadership role in Princeton's Carbon Mitigation Intitiative (https://cmi.princeton.edu). The successful candidate will be jointly appointed in the department best suited to her or his research areas and in the Princeton Environmental Institute. Applicants should apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/9661 and should submit a letter of interest along with a vita, research statement, teaching statement, and the names and contact information of three potential referees. The letter of interest should include the candidate's vision of the field and identify major unanswered questions of interest to them. Evaluation of applicants will begin on January 8, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring that will enhance the work of the institute and attract and retain a diverse student body.This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
Internal Number: 117077731
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