San Diego State University

Contact: Patricia O'Leary

United States

Tel: 619-594-4861


About San Diego State University

About SDSU, Geography, and the Center for Climate and Sustainability Studies SDSU is a large campus that embraces the teacher-scholar model. The university offers bachelor's degrees in 84 areas, 76 master's degrees and 21 doctorate degrees. Our >30,000 students represent one of the most ethnically and socioeconomically diverse student bodies of any major university. SDSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution and is ranked 10th in the nation in conferring baccalaureate degrees to minorities according to Academic Analytics. Candidates with experience in and/or commitment to working in a multicultural environment with large numbers of students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles are desired. Since 2000, SDSU faculty and staff have attracted more than $1.5 billion in grants and contracts. Academic Analytics consistently ranked SDSU faculty research productivity highly when they performed these analyses in 2007-2010: #1 out of 92 small research universities in the United States, #15 out of all 155 public research universities, and #35 out of all 222 American research universities. Within SDSU, the Department of Geography has one of the strongest research programs, with strengths in physical geography, remote sensing watershed analysis, biogeography, human-environment interactions, GIScience, geocomputation, and human and urban geography. Its joint doctoral program with the University of California, Santa Barbara is 7th ranked nationally according to the most recent report from Academic Analytics. See for more information. Faculty also have access to the San Diego Supercomputing Center ( The Center for Climate and Sustainability Studies (C2S2) was established 2013 to foster interdisciplinary funded research on climate change and its impacts on ecosystems and society. C2S2 has members in Departments of Mathematics, Ecology, Geography, and Anthropology, and collaborating members across campus. The climate modeler would be a key member of C2S2 in investigations related to regional climate change and impacts, including but not limited to southern California. SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status. The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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