ATREE: Faculty in Environment & Development Required

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ATREE invites applications for faculty positions in the broad theme of Environment and Development, specifically in areas of Land and Water Resources, Forests and Livelihoods, Energy and Climate Change.

Qualifications: Candidates must be dynamic and highly motivated scholars, Ph.D. with one or more years of post-doctoral experience, with a strong track record of academically rigorous but socially relevant research in the areas indicated above. They could be trained in any branch of the social sciences or of the natural/ physical/ engineering sciences, or both. Applicants must have a strong interest in applied research, working in multi-disciplinary teams, and teaching on environmental issues.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit detailed curriculum vitae, list of publications, copies of key publications, names and contact information of three references, and an outline of proposed future research. Please use 'Faculty position in E&D' in the subject head of your e-mail. There is no separate application form. The deadline for receiving applications is September 15, 2009.

Submit applications to: Director, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Royal Enclave, Srirampura, Jakkur P.O. Bangalore 560 064, INDIA Tel: +91 (80) 2363-5555, Fax: 2353-0070 E-mail: director@atree.org

Responsibilities: Core faculty members will participate in long-term academic, policy and action oriented research programmes that address important issues in sustainable development. They will participate in Ph. D. teaching, advising and short-term training programmes. Faculty members are also expected to share institutional responsibilities.

Appointments and Emoluments: Appointments will be at the level of Fellow (equivalent to Assistant Professor) or Senior Fellow (mid-level Associate Professor) depending upon candidate's experience. The positions are long-term, supported by endowments.

About ATREE: The Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (www.atree.org) is one of South Asia's leading conservation and environmental research organizations. ATREE seeks to address pressing environmental challenges through interdisciplinary research, teaching and active engagement with civil society and policy makers.

ATREE fosters autonomy, professional growth, diversity and gender equity at the work place. Women and persons from underprivileged groups are especially encouraged to apply. Salaries at ATREE are competitive and at par with other academic institutions in India. Salary for the advertised positions will depend upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

For more information, please contact: Director, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment Royal Enclave, Srirampura, Jakkur P.O. Bangalore 560 064, INDIA Tel: +91 (80) 2363-5555, Fax: 2353-0070 E-mail: director@atree.org

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