Company: University of Idaho
Posted on: June 6, 2021
The College of Natural Resources (www.cnr.uidaho.edu),
University of Idaho, invites applications for a full time, 9 month
tenured position as Associate or Full Professor of Natural Resource
Policy and Management, and Director of the Policy Analysis Group.
The position will be a part of the Department of Natural Resources
and Society and Environmental Science Program, and will report to
the Dean of the College of Natural Resources. Position will be
based in either Moscow or Boise, determined by negotiation at time
of hire, with frequent travel to either location. Anticipated start
date will be August 15, 2021. The Policy Analysis Group was
established by the Idaho Legislature in 1989, and serves as the
primary research agency of the State of Idaho on natural resources
issues. We seek an entrepreneurial team player and faculty member
to join and help shape our interdisciplinary department of social
and biophysical scientists to lead the next generation of research,
teaching and outreach relating to the interaction of policy issues
and the social and biophysical sciences influencing the management
of natural resources in Idaho and the region. It is the only
position in state government that provides services to the
legislature and the state's natural resource management agencies.
The director oversees operations of the Policy Analysis Group and
conducts policy research on natural resource management and
land-use topics important to the citizens of Idaho.
Teaching and Advising: The successful applicant must have a
commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising.
They will teach 3-4 credits each year. Courses taught may include
natural resource and environmental policy and economics, social
science methods, or other social-ecological systems-related
Scholarship and Creative Activities: The successful candidate
will develop a program of research that supports the Policy
Analysis Group funded through a combination of extramural funding
and direct support from partner agencies.
Outreach and Extension: The successful candidate will develop
and contribute to outreach efforts focused on natural resource
policy analysis. They will collaborate with and provide technical
expertise to policymakers, scientists and other stakeholders in the
region. We look highly on candidates with a demonstrated ability to
reach populations across social and economic spectrums on issues
related to natural resource and environmental policy.
Keywords: University of Idaho, Coeur d'Alene , Director, Other , Moscow, Idaho
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