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Dec 9 2020

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Join our team

The Bill Lane Center for the American West is currently hiring for two full-time positions: Program Manager and Finance and Administrative Associate. Applications for both positions will be accepted from now until January 4, 2021. Click the links to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

About us

The Bill Lane Center for the American West is dedicated to advancing scholarly and public understanding of the past, present, and future of western North America. The Center supports research, teaching, and reporting about western land and life in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

 
The Center's vision of the West extends from San Francisco Bay to the fabled 100th Meridian, from western Canada to all of Mexico, and outward to the Pacific world. As a hub for research and expertise about the American West, we work with Stanford students, faculty, and outside partners to address challenges facing the region. One of our main objectives is to provide helpful tools, reporting and research to leaders who make decisions that impact California and the American West. In addition to supporting sound policymaking, we also strive to showcase the art, history and culture of the West to preserve and foster appreciation for the region’s uniqueness. The Center’s work is highly interdisciplinary and involves numerous partnerships both on and off-campus.

Working for Stanford

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Recent Center News

Jan 20 2021 | Center News
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Jan 19 2021 | ... & the West Blog, ... & the Best | Stories Recommended by the ‘... & the West’ Blog
The Western drought worsens, and water managers begin to imagine new ways of managing a scarce resource; the unusual coalitions that are blocking new West Coast ports; one-third of spotted owl habitat abruptly excluded from protection; rural Coloradans work to limit light pollution, and other environmental news from around the West.
Jan 12 2021 | Stanford News | Center News
Wildfire smoke will be one of the most widely felt health impacts of climate change throughout the country, but U.S. clean air regulations are not equipped to deal with it. Stanford experts discuss the causes and impacts of wildfire activity and its rapid acceleration in the American west.