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Assistant Professor in Climate Justice

University of California San Diego
La Jolla, California, US
Closing date
Dec 15, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Climate Change
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Salary is
commensurate with qualifications and based on University of
California pay scales

Open date:
November 22nd, 2021
Next review date:
Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021
at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the
Final date:
Monday, Jan 31, 2022 at
11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but
those received after the review date will only be considered if the
position has not yet been filled.

The Department of Urban Studies and Planning and the Critical
Gender Studies Program at UC San Diego invite applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor working in the area of climate
justice to begin July 1, 2022.
The individual hired into this position will be appointed in the
Department of Urban Studies and Planning, with half of their
teaching scheduled to meet the curricular needs of the Critical
Gender Studies Program. They will have an active research program
in issues of justice related to climate change mitigation and
adaptation. They also will be prepared to teach undergraduate and
graduate courses in planning, and undergraduate and graduate
courses in critical gender studies, on transnational,
intersectional, or other feminist research and/or theory.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on
University of California pay scales. For applicants interested in
spousal/partner employment, please visit the UC San Diego

Opportunities Program website:
Applications received by December 15, 2021 will receive full
consideration. However, the position will be open until filled.
QUALIFICATIONS Basic qualifications
at time of application)
A scholar who holds the Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning or
a related field, or who is near completion of such a Ph.D., with
the degree anticipated within a year of the position start date.
Demonstrated ability to teach courses in planning and in critical
gender studies. The scholar has an active research program in
climate justice.

Evidence of excellent teaching, and demonstrated commitment to
department or program service.
Preferred qualifications
Preferred candidates will, through their scholarship and
teaching, address climate and gender in intersection with race,
sexuality, disability, Black/Asian-American/Latinx/Indigenous
Studies, and/or decoloniality.

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter - No more than 4 pages, describing accomplishments
and future plans in teaching and research

Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should
summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See
site for more information.

Writing Sample - Up to three academic publications or other
writing sample(s)

Reference requirements

3 required (contact information only)

Reference letters will be requested upon making the
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Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive
excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age,
covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by
the UC nondiscrimination policy.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply
with the University of California
SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program
Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide
proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for
Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious
Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the
applicable deadline. For new University of California employees,
the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of
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JOB LOCATION La Jolla, CAThe Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Assistant Professor, Location: La Jolla, CA - 92093
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