Assistant Professor Anthropology, Geography and Environmental Studies (AGES) - California State University, East Bay

Opportunity Type: Job

California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program.

Position Overview

We seek an interdisciplinary (physical/social science) specialist in sustainable urban environments whose work focuses on the intersection of sustainability, social justice, and climate change/resilience. The new faculty member will support the program’s environmental justice and diversity emphasis teaching a variety of courses such as Environment, Sustainability, and Social Justice (ENVT 330), Sustainable Communities and Development (ENVT/GEOG 465), Environmental Resource Analysis (ENVT 320), Diversity and Globalization (GEOG 120). A Ph.D. in environment, geography, sustainability, or related field is required. Experience in online teaching or interest in developing online coursework is desirable. Preferred are candidates interested in the roles of women, LGBTQ+ and/or BIPOC communities in the transition to sustainability, who are eager to teach a highly diverse, predominantly Latinx, student population. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.

Required Qualifications

Candidates at ABD status will be considered, but a Ph.D. in geography, environment, sustainability, or a related field must be in hand no later than the effective date of the appointment. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. 

Compensation & Benefits

Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.  Appointment date: Fall Semester, 2022

How to Apply

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