Faculty Positions in Climate Adaptation

The University of California at Davis seeks application for five faculty positions in complementary areas of Climate Adaptation: Civil Infrastructure, Health, Weather Extremes, Plant Genomics, and Urban-Rural Interfaces spanning the Colleges of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Engineering, and the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. These positions will form a team with current faculty to tackle the critical climate adaptation challenges of the next few decades and educate future researchers and practitioners in climate adaptation. UC Davis is world renowned ranking nationwide 9th among public research universities and 38th among public and private research universities according to U.S. News and World Report in 2016.

Three of the positions (Health, Weather Extremes and Plant Genomics) will be at the assistant professor level, while the fourth (Civil Infrastructure) will be any rank and the fifth (Urban-Rural Interfaces) will be determined at a later date. Review of applications for the first four positions will begin in fall 2017. Applications for the Urban-Rural Interfaces position will begin in fall 2018. All positions will be open until filled. Detailed position descriptions for each position can be found at the RECRUIT links below. Inquiries should be directed to:

Prof. Sashi Kunnath (Filled)
Search Committee Chair, Civil Infrastructure
Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of California
Davis, CA 95616

Prof. Anthony Wexler (Filled)
Search Committee Chair, Health
Air Quality Research Center
University of California
Davis, CA 95616

Prof. Paul Ullrich (Filled)
Search Committee Chair, Weather Extremes
Dept. of Land, Air and Water Resources
University of California
Davis, CA 95616

Prof. Mary Cadenasso
Search Committee Chair, Plant Genomics
Dept. of Plant Sciences
University of California
Davis, CA 95616

Prof. Luis Guarnizo 
Search Committee Chair, Urban-Rural Interfaces
Dept. of Human Ecology
University of California
Davis, CA 95616

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. UC Davis welcomes all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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