Urban Ecologist - Tenure Line Assistant or Associate Professor
Through the Transformative Excellence Program, the Natural History Museum of Utah ( NHMU ) and the University of Utah are developing a faculty cluster focused on Sustaining Biodiversity, where research in collections-based biodiversity and data and computer science are combined with learning research for a novel interdisciplinary emphasis that strongly supports the University’s commitment to sustainability. This new research emphasis will combine science, practical applications, and computational and learning sciences in the areas of genomics, conservation biology, urban ecology, paleoecology, data science, simulation, and informal learning. It will complement related research at the NHMU , in the School of Biological Sciences, in the departments of Anthropology, Educational Psychology, Geography, Geology & Geophysics, City & Metropolitan Planning, and at the Scientific Computing and Imaging ( SCI ) Institute.
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The Natural History Museum of Utah (NHMU) is a remarkable institution of natural and cultural history with regional, national, and international significance. As Utah’s official state museum of natural history, NHMU serves the people of Utah – and visitors from around the world – in severtal meaningful ways while being both a destination for informal, lifelong education and an economic driver in Salt Lake City.
At the Natural History Museum of Utah, we recognize that our strength and sustainability as an organization stem from diversity and inclusion. For this reason, we are committed to fostering equity, recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve, and empowering staff members in developing an accessible and inclusive work environment.
We also place a strong emphasis on providing an exceptional experience to every guest who visits the museum or participates in any of our programs. We believe that everyone at NHMU, at every level and in all departments, are a critical part of providing this level of experience. Therefore, all staff members receive ongoing training and are expected to consistently contribute to creating exceptional, memorable, and inclusive experiences for our guests, partners, and the community.
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