Environment Initiative
Environment Initiative

Florida Atlantic University's (FAU) new Environment Initiative, housed in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, unifies the transdisciplinary efforts of a vibrant and growing community of FAU scholar-educators in this multi-disciplinary field of research. This coordinated group of environmental faculty and students spans multiple FAU departments, centers, institutes, and colleges, who align for stronger education and research efforts and opportunities related to environmental science, coastal resilience, and climate change.

Job Listings

The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science seeks outstanding Assistant Professors to contribute to a vibrant and growing community of scholar-educators in the environmental disciplines.

IT Coordinator/Research Associate, Urban and Regional Planning


Local Assets

By virtue of its location in South Florida, FAU offers tremendous professional and educational opportunities in environmental science. Our six linked campuses are located within minutes of the Everglades and a host of major freshwater ecosystem restoration and water quality monitoring efforts, the Atlantic Ocean, and a low-lying metropolis grappling with the twinned challenges posed by burgeoning population growth and sea-level rise. FAU is poised to face these challenges with a growing and coordinated group of environmental faculty and students spanning multiple departments, centers, institutes, and colleges.

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FAU Internal Assets


John Baldwin, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Department of Biological Sciences
Florida Atlantic University
3200 College Ave, DW-438
Davie, FL 33314

View our faculty hiring initiatives in three key focus areas.

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