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The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a full time, 9-month, tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Community and Environmental Sociology. The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record in public perceptions of and engagement with agricultural science and technology, with a research focus that is relevant and impactful for the Wisconsin dairy industry and complements existing faculty strengths. This might include but is not limited to public perceptions of and public engagement with: the role of science and technology in agriculture, animal welfare, the relationship between animal agriculture and land/water stewardship, labor relations, policymaking and regulation of dairy production and organization, consumer decision-making, the relationship between community health and animal agriculture, the history and development of supply chains, social equity and class dynamics surrounding food and agriculture, or public understanding of nutritional labels and content. Research with international and comparative dimensions is welcome.
Full position announcement: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/514643/assistant-professor-in-public-engagement-with-agriculture
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