Empiricist with research on the empirical effects on environmental policy

Sunday, November 4, 2012
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Job Institution: 
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara
Job Description: 

The Bren School of Environmental Science & Management (www.bren.ucsb.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to start July 1, 2013. Applicants should possess a PhD or have completed all requirements for the degree by the time of appointment. Candidates who are currently assistant professors are particularly encouraged to apply, although the initial appointment would be without tenure. A joint appointment with a disciplinary department may be possible. We seek a rigorous empiricist with research on the empirical effects of environmental policy. The candidate’s disciplinary focus may be in political science, engineering, economics, geography, statistics, or related disciplines, with existing or emerging research activities related to one or more of the School’s application interest areas: water resource management, marine resource and coastal management, conservation planning, climate and energy, and pollution prevention. Demonstrated depth within one's own discipline and interest in collaborating across disciplines and with the policy community are necessary attributes. The candidate must have expertise and built a research program around program/policy design and evaluation. The Bren School is a graduate school providing rigorous, multi-disciplinary training in environmental science and management to Master’s and PhD students. The faculty are drawn from the natural sciences, social sciences and management. Send applications to: Empirical Environmental Policy Search Committee, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5131; email eep@bren.ucsb.edu; fax (805) 893-7612. Electronic submission of the application is preferable and must include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and teaching experience and copies of up to five publications. Applicants should arrange for four letters of reference to be sent electronically. For fullest consideration, all materials should be received by December 15, 2012, although the position remains open until filled. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The school is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.