We are seeking a dynamic individual to develop and lead a cutting edge research program exploring the role of law and policy in regulating and supporting the sustainable use of natural resources. Sustainability involves balancing or integrating the economic, environmental and social dimensions of natural resource use. A proven track record of research in the area of natural resources, law and policy is required. Demonstrated interest in the role of Indigenous peoples and other affected communities related to the sustainable use of natural resources will be highly favored. Within this broad thematic area, we look for someone to come forward with a distinctive scholarly agenda.
The individual will be cross-appointed between the College of Law and the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS). A track record of cross-cutting activities/research in the fields of natural resource or environmental law, policy and/or regulation is required. Experience in collaborative, team-based research is desired. The successful candidate will lay out a vision for developing a research partnership between Law and SENS, as well as for building on an international reputation as a recognized leader in the field.
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Application review begins September 19, 2014.