Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802 USA. The
Human-Environment Regional Observatory project (HERO) seeks a Research
Associate with expertise in human-environment interactions and climate.
The position's primary responsibilities will be to help HERO team
members edit a book summarizing the project, teach a writing-intensive
course on climatic variation and change during Spring 2006, and assist
with HERO research and administrative tasks. Applicants must
demonstrate skill in writing.

HERO is a collaborative effort aimed at developing infrastructure to
facilitate place-based research on human-environment interactions. The
NSF/NOAA-funded project is a collaborative effort of the Geography
departments at Penn State, Clark University, Kansas State University,
and the University of Arizona. See for more
information on HERO.

Ph.D. in Geography or an allied field preferred, but ABD or master's
degree considered depending on experience. Salary for Ph.D. is $40,000
with full benefits. The position includes time and support for personal
research and writing. The 12-month position starts 1 January 2006.

Please send letter of interest, CV, names of three referees, and
writing samples by email to Brent Yarnal; email:

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and
the diversity of its workforce.

Brent Yarnal
Department of Geography Center for Integrated Regional Assessment
311 Walker Building 320 Earth & Engineering Sciences Building
Penn State University Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802 University Park, PA 16802

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