Employment Opportunities

The School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) at the University of Michigan is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Energy Systems Analysis. We seek a scholar with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in the energy systems analysis field. This position focuses on integration across technology, science and policy, toward a goal of accelerating adoption of renewable energy technology, energy efficiency, energy demand shifts, and other climate mitigation strategies.  Examples of relevant methods/areas of expertise include system dynamics, agent-based modeling, decision-support, life cycle assessment, techno-economic analysis, and policy analysis and design. 


The School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) at the University of Michigan is seeking applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Spatial Science of Coupled Natural-Human Systems.

We seek applicants whose work advances the frontiers of knowledge in natural-human system processes and relationships at diverse scales using theories, methods, and tools of spatial science. Topical areas of interest are broad. These could include human dimensions of global change as they relate to biodiversity loss, land-cover/land-use change, urbanization, climate change, ecosystem services and valuation, material and energy flows, and environmental degradation, among others.


The School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) at the University of Michigan (UM) seeks applicants for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Water Policy, Politics and Planning. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in environmental policy or planning, political science, public policy, water resource management, or a closely related discipline, or a J.D. in environmental law with a demonstrated record of scholarly research.


Job Opening ID: 158459

Job Summary
SEAS is seeking an experienced professional to work as part of a high-functioning team in the school's Office of Academic Programs (OAP) in the role of Student Administration Assistant, focusing on student engagement and support services. Specifically, we seek a positive and self- reliant individual that will be responsible for welcome desk and various administrative duties to support SEAS students and OAP staff. The individual in this position represents SEAS and its mission to many audiences and must perform responsibly and professionally, and exercise excellent judgment in dealing with the many internal and external constituencies. This position reports to the Director of the Office of Academic Programs.

*Lead and staff the Welcome Desk in the Office of Academic Programs including greeting and directing people, answering the SEAS main phone line, and opening/closing the office.

*Reconcile purchasing card expenses, prepare and process travel reimbursements and hosting expense reports. Perform data entry and create excel documents in support of SEAS financial aid processes as needed.

*Prepare confidential correspondence and coordinate schedules and communication for the Director of OAP. Create and maintain spreadsheets, tracking reports, mail merge letters, surveys, announcements, and form letters.

*Provide assistance for OAP related events. Provide administrative support to OAP staff as assigned. Provide general clerical support for the various functional areas of the Office of Academic Programs. Other duties as assigned.

*Perform general office duties such as copy machine support, supply monitoring, and ordering, and support the continuous transition to electronic files
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