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Open Positions

Assistant Professor:
Urban and Environmental Health Geographer

San Diego State University

San Diego, CA
Open Date
September 2022

The Department of Geography at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in the areas of urban and environmental health. We are specifically looking for candidates whose research addresses the interconnected global crises of environmental degradation, climate change, migration, and racial and social inequalities and examines their relationships to individual, community, or population health in urban contexts.

Candidates must have a PhD degree in Geography or a related field, demonstrated research focus on environmental health geography in urban contexts, and a commitment to working with diverse groups through research, teaching, mentoring, and service. The successful candidate will share our broad understanding of health as physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being influenced by place and space. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in mixed and/or qualitative methods. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship and commitment to extramural funded research activity is required. The hire will contribute to undergraduate, master, and doctoral programs in Geography and one or more affiliated interdisciplinary undergraduate programs in sustainability, urban studies, and food studies.

Applications should include: (1) an application letter describing research and teaching interests; (2) a curriculum vitae listing publications, presentations, teaching and mentoring experience, and past, current and pending funding; (3) a diversity statement describing the applicant’s commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in academia through meeting BIE criteria; (4) a research writing sample; and (5) the names and contact information of three references. Additional information and application instructions are available on Interfolio. Applications received by November 1, 2022 will receive full consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.

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