University of California, Berkeley, Tenure-track Faculty Position in Urban Environmental Planning, extended deadline 11.30.2012

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Reference: JOB36590
Application deadline: CLOSED

The Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in urban environmental planning, sustainability, and policy. The position will be filled at the Assistant Professor Level with an anticipated starting date of July 1, 2013.

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in City and Regional Planning or an allied field, and must demonstrate potential for high quality research and teaching that will advance the profession. The ideal candidate will have teaching and research interests that are highly relevant to environmental planning and policy in the US and globally, as well as the vision and drive to chart new intellectual territory. We are particularly interested in an environmental scholar who has a multidisciplinary perspective with connections to other domains of urbanization, planning and design. The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching or service, has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

The candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate students of diverse backgrounds, to take a leadership role in environmental research and teaching within the department. The candidate should demonstrate capacity for teaching and research in one or more of the following areas of sustainable urbanism, at the interface between natural sciences and planning: environmental hazards and amenities, urbanization and climate change, urban and regional environmental management and regulation, environmental planning in international contexts, water policy, energy efficiency, industrial ecology, habitat conservation, environmental health, and environmental justice.

Ph.D. is required by date of hire. Applications must include a statement of interest, a current curriculum vitae, a sample of one or more recent academic publications, a brief statement of research and teaching interests, and a list of the names, titles, email addresses and mail addresses of 3-‐5 persons whom we may request letters of reference from*.

Extended deadline: Applications must be submitted electronically by 11:59 pm, Friday, November 30, 2012 through the AP Recruit online application system, . Queries may be directed to

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

For more information about the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, please visit our website at:

Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley
228 Wurster Hall, #1850
Berkeley, CA 94720-‐1850

* “All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: