The University of Idaho invites you to join our dynamic and creative team addressing critical questions at the intersection of energy, society, and the environment.  This opportunity is open rank with applications encouraged at the level of assistant, associate, and full professor.  The position is located at the University campus in Idaho Falls.  More details are listed below.  Or, to apply, please visit

The University of Idaho, Idaho Falls Center, in collaboration with the UI Department of Natural Resources and Society (NRS), UI Environmental Science Program, and Idaho National Laboratory (INL), invite applications to join our team in an academic year (nine-month), tenure-track faculty position as Assistant, Associate, or Full professor in Energy and Industrial Ecology. We seek entrepreneurial team players with research expertise relevant to industrial ecology, environmental and/or social dimensions of energy, social-ecological energy systems, energy policy and economics, or related fields. Candidates should have expertise in developing and applying theories, concepts and methods in the social and biophysical sciences to the study of energy and society. This appointment will include responsibilities for teaching/advising (45%), research (45%), outreach (5%) and service (5%).

UI is Idaho’s land grant university, with campuses located across our beautiful state.  The Idaho Falls Center, located near the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and home of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), is a premier research and development center addressing state and national energy needs in partnership with INL.  The UI has offered programs in Idaho Falls since 1954, supporting the U.S. Department of Energy’s national laboratory activities. These programs have evolved to meet the educational needs of the INL and has since awarded more than 1,200 advanced degrees.

The College of Natural Resources houses the UI Environmental Science program and three academic departments (Natural Resources and Society; Fish and Wildlife Sciences; Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences).  CNR offers nine undergraduate degree programs, the Master of Natural Resources (professional degree), Master of Science in Natural Resources, and PhD in Natural Resources. The College has 600 undergraduate majors and over 250 graduate students, and operates field stations across the state to provide unique academic opportunities for students and faculty.

The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and educational programs.

To apply, please visit:  The position is open until filled, with first consideration of applications submitted by March 29, 2020.