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Assistant/Associate Professor of Community and Regional Development
University of California, Davis

Date Posted Aug. 10, 2018
Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Community and Regional Development
University University of California, Davis
Department Human Ecology
Application Deadline Sep. 24, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Davis, CA
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Agricultural - General

The University of California at Davis is pleased to announce the recruitment for a tenure-track faculty position in Climate Change Socioeconomic Adaptation. The area of specialization is open, including migration, rural-urban interface, social and economic transformations, and/or environmental policy with a focus on local, regional, national, and transnational communities and societies. The successful candidate will join the Department of Human Ecology in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. Criteria for appointment include: a Ph.D. or equivalent in Sociology, Geography, Political Science, Public Policy, Human Ecology, Economics, Regional Planning, Anthropology, or related field, a record of excellence in scholarly research, and demonstrable potential to establish a competitively-funded research program. The appointee will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and be actively involved in undergraduate advising, graduate student mentoring, curricular development, and department and university service. The appointee is also expected to participate in research and outreach/engagement programs consistent with the mission of the California Agricultural Experiment Station.

Applicants should submit materials via the following website: Additional inquiries should be directed to Luis Eduardo Guarnizo, Search Committee Chair, Community and Regional Development, Department of Human Ecology, UC Davis:, 530-219-6158. The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by September 24, 2018.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

UC Davis supports Family-friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second
person to accompany an invited faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age.

UC Davis recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty with efforts to integrate work, family and other work-life considerations. To recruit and retain the best faculty, the campus sponsors a Work Life Program that provides programs and services that support faculty as they strive to honor their commitments to work, home and community.

UC Davis was ranked #1 in 2016 on Forbes Magazine list of the 13 most important STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) universities for women, and is expecting to earn the U.S. Department of Education’s "Hispanic Serving Institution" designation by 2018-2019. Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its student body by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for students through such organizations and programs as the Center for African Diaspora Student Success; the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual Resource Center; Casa CuauhtĂ©moc Chicano-Latino Theme House; Asian Pacific American Theme House; ME/SA (Middle astern/South Asian) living-learning community; Multi- Ethnic Program (MEP); Chicano/Latino Retention Initiative; and Native American Theme Program.

The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and deans’ offices in the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty. Eligibility for POP services is limited to full-time Academic Senate Ladder Rank faculty (including Lecturers with Security of Employment (LSOE), Lecturers with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE) Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment (SLPSOE)), and Cooperative Extension Specialists.

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis— indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

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Contact Information

  • Tara Jones
    Human Ecology
    University of California, Davis
    One Shields Ave
    Davis, CA 95616
  • 5307529856


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