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- This is a 1.00 FTE, with 0.50 FTE in the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) position number 83142 and 0.50 FTE in the Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) position number 0070137, with tenure base in CTAHR. To begin January 1, 2014, for best consideration all application materials should be submitted by September 9, 2013.
- Teach (or co-teach) core course(s) in NREM undergraduate and/or graduate curriculum, which could include Natural Resource and Environmental Policy (NREM 302), or Applied Calculus for Management, Life Sciences and Human Resources (NREM 203).
- Develop and teach a new undergraduate and/or graduate course in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and/or Ecosystem Services so the Department can strengthen the specialty area in Human Dimensions for undergraduate and graduate majors.
- Advise undergraduate and graduate students.
- Conduct research on human dimensions of natural resources, including such aspects such as agro ecosystems, human-nature conflicts, urban-rural interface, water security, water policy and community development, ecosystem services, or sustainable systems. An integrated systems approach (i.e. coupled human-nature systems approach) to understanding the linkages, interactions and dynamics between natural environments, ecosystems and water, and human systems for sustainable livelihoods is desired.
- Lead the functions of the Human/Social/Economic Dimension Division of WRRC by working collaboratively with colleagues from the WRRC and other University of Hawai‘i faculty to pursue extramural grants and contracts to fund research on issues relevant to Hawai‘i, the Pacific Basin, and other regions of the world.
- Ph.D. in a social science or interdisciplinary natural and social science field related to understanding the linkages between human activities and the agro ecosystem and natural resources, from a college or university of recognized standing.
- Demonstrated ability to teach effectively.
- Experience working on collaborative and interdisciplinary research teams that bridge the natural and social sciences.
- Demonstrated expertise and interest in conducting quantitative research as evidenced by publications in scholarly journals and presentations at professional conferences.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Experience teaching college and/or graduate-level courses in human dimensions.
- Postdoctoral research experience related to understanding the linkages between human activities and the natural environment.
- Background training in human dimensions of natural resources and/or training in systems modeling.
- Demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding.
- Experience advising undergraduate and/or graduate students and/or serving on graduate student committees.
- Experience developing and teaching distance learning courses.
- Experience leading or participating in international research, education or development projects.
- Dr. Catherine Chan-Halbrendt
- Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Manageme
- College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources
- 1910 East West Road, Sherman 101
- Honolulu, HI 96822
- Catherine Chan-Halbrendt; 808-956-7530; firstname.lastname@example.org
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