Assistant Professor position – Urban & Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College, Los Angeles

The Urban & Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level.  The position will begin fall of 2016.

We invite candidates that support the department’s commitment to social, economic, and environmental justice and to a greener and more sustainable economy. We are interested in candidates who will teach some of the following courses: Urbanization and the Environment, Resilient Cities, Food and the Environment, Food Justice, Climate Justice, Energy and the Economy, Natural Resource Policy, and the Green Economy. We encourage candidates with degrees in economics, environmental studies, energy and resources, environmental science, geography, political ecology, political economy, and urban planning.

Priority will be given to candidates whose teaching and research are connected to policy and planning issues, and emphasize the links between environmental issues and racial, economic and social inequality and have demonstrated experience helping students evaluate and engage in community-based learning and research that advance efforts to create  just and livable communities.

Read the complete job description and requirements at All materials are due by 5 pm on Friday, October 30, 2015.

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