Assistant or Associate Professor in Environmental Policy and Governance

Aug 27, 2020
End of advertisement period
Oct 27, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Yale School of the Environment seeks a scholar in the field of environmental policy and governance for a tenure track appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants should have a growing record of accomplishments, or show promise thereof, of empirically-based research in environmental politics and institutions, international relations, global governance, sustainable development, political economy, or other areas related to environmental and natural resource policy and governance. 

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in a closely related field, and will be expected to teach and mentor students at the PhD, Masters and undergraduate level, as well as to develop an internationally-recognized research program that involves graduate students. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute leadership to the interdisciplinary mission of the School and to the Master of Environmental Management specialization in Environmental Policy Analysis, one of eight specializations for professional Masters degree students. 

Application Instructions 
Consideration of applications will begin September 15th, 2020.  Please upload: 1) curriculum vita, 2) a statement
 of research, 3) a statement of teaching interests, and 4) a sample of at least one research paper, and 5) three letters of recommendation.

Prior to applying, candidates should explore the School’s website ( and consider how their expertise can complement existing strengths within the School. Yale University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly encourages applications from and nominations of women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities. 

For more information, please contact Associate Dean Danielle Dailey at   

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement  
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.