UCLA Professor-in-Residence, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability invites applications for a research faculty position at the level of Professor-in-Residence.
The IoES’s mission is to generate knowledge and provide solutions for regional and global environmental problems, and to educate the next generation of scholars and leaders. Through its local, national and international programs, the IoES conducts innovative cross-disciplinary research to address critical environmental challenges such as those related to climate change, water supply and quality, air pollution, biodiversity, urban growth, and sustainability. This position involves research in investigating and explicating the environmental and social implications of land use in cities and urban regions and the transformations of natural environments. It also involves cross-disciplinary research working with colleagues across disciplines, including, but no limited to, the biophysical scientists and civil and environmental engineers. Candidates are expected to have a strong background in social ecological and urban theory who can build a strong interdisciplinary research providing science based input to local and regional environmental initiatives, and to building a new conceptual approach to environmental issues of the day that includes social and spatial equity considerations.
The successful candidate will become the Director of the California Center for Sustainable Communities, which is a statewide University of California collaboration that is housed at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. Applicants should email their curriculum vitae, a letter with a statement of research interests and career goals, and the names of three references to Eileen Sir at firstname.lastname@example.org. UCLA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.
Published: Friday, March 08, 2013