UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA, Department of Geography, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Human Geography at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will exhibit clear potential for a robust extramurally funded research program in Population, Development, and/or Health that is empirically grounded and informed by social science theory. Candidates will preferably have research programs that integrate at least two of these domains. A Ph.D. is required by the date of appointment. Current human geography faculty members are active participants in the Broom Center for Demography, the Center for Spatial Studies, and graduate emphases in Cognitive Science and Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences. We welcome candidates who are willing to collaborate with departmental faculty in spatial science and physical geography, and/or with faculty from other research units and departments across campus. To learn more about the department, visit our website at www.geog.ucsb.edu. The application deadline is November 30, 2013; the starting date is July 1, 2014.
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.