Friday, November 24, 2006


EMPLOYMENT: Assistant Professor in Agricultural Sustainability and Society, UC Davis

The Community Studies and Development Unit, announces an opening for an academic year (9 month), tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to teach and conduct research on agricultural sustainability and community development. Fiscal term employment (i.e., 11 month) will be offered and continued based on academic personnel review.

Candidates should have a Doctorate or equivalent in anthropology, geography, planning, political science, rural sociology, or sociology, and a record of research in the social dimensions of agricultural sustainability. Candidates will be expected to develop a strong undergraduate and graduate teaching program and a research program relevant to the Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) of the University of California. Appointment is expected before July 1, 2007.

Applicants should begin the application process by registering online at Review of the applications will begin January 1, 2007. The position will remain open until filled. Position number is # 06-16.

Inquiries about this position should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Stephen Brush ( For technical or administrative questions regarding the application process please email the Search Committee Coordinator, Jeri L. Sorensen (


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