Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor  – The Sustainability Transition 

Job Field: Sustainability
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science 
Department: School of the Environment 
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto) 
Job Posting: September 17, 2021 
Job Closing: November 17, 2021

Description

The School of the Environment in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of The Sustainability Transition. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2022 or shortly thereafter. 
 
We seek candidates conducting interdisciplinary research on the social, economic, political, and technological transitions necessary for sustainability. Specifically, we seek candidates versed in science and technology studies, whose research investigates sociotechnical transitions, pathways to decarbonization, and societal changes required to promote sustainability. Candidates’ research must be related to investigating effective solutions for achieving just and sustainable societies, and the technological, socio-economic, institutional, political, and/or cultural change required to do so. We prefer candidates who have demonstrated the ability to build inter- and trans-disciplinary collaborations that navigate the manifold interconnections between science and society.  

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Assistant Professor – Communicating Climate Change 

Job Field: Climate Change
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science 
Department: School of the Environment 
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto) 
Job Posting: September 17, 2021 
Job Closing: November 17, 2021

Description:

The School of the Environment in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Communicating Climate Change. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2022 or shortly thereafter. 
 
We seek candidates conducting interdisciplinary research on how climate change is understood and communicated among diverse knowledge producers and audiences. Ideally, candidates will have a grounding in both climate science and climate policy, as well as in communication and community engagement. Candidates’ research may include topics such as (but not limited to): how society creates, understands, and acts upon the scientific evidence of climate change; how that evidence is mediated and interpreted through politics, language, art, culture, and religion; and the range of communication strategies employed by diverse actors in climate policy processes.

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