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Job Opportunity: SSHRC Tier II Canada Research Chair: Economy and Environment

SSHRC TIER II CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR: ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT 
School of Environmental Studies and Department of Global Development Studies
Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

The School of Environmental Studies and the Department of Global Development Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invite applications from outstanding individuals for a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Economy and Environment.  This faculty appointment will be a Tenure-track or Tenured position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, held jointly in The School of Environmental Studies and the Department of Global Development Studies, with a preferred starting date of January 1, 2018.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a dynamic research program in the field of economy and environment with strengths in sustainability, governance and justice issues. Topical foci may include the economic drivers of environmental change, sustainable production/trade, degrowth or steady state economies, corporate environmental responsibility, neoliberal constructions of nature and/or ecosystem services. The successful candidate will have a keen focus on the connections and disparities between different peoples and/or regions within such topics. Applicants that examine indigenous issues, racialized minorities, and marginalized communities are especially welcome.

Applicants must hold a PhD, obtained no earlier than 2007 to meet conditions of the Tier II CRC program, and may possess relevant post-doctoral experience in the field of economy and environment.
http://queensu.ca/devs/sshrc-tier-ii-canada-research-chair-economy-and-enviroment-competition-deadline-31aug2016

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