Assistant Professor - Urban/ Economic Geography - Department of Geography

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California (US)
Sep 28, 2018
Oct 28, 2018
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Recruitment Period

Open September 7th, 2018 through October 15th, 2018 If you apply to this recruitment by October 15th, 2018, you will have until October 22nd, 2018 to complete your application.




The Department of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor faculty position in Urban or Economic Geography, with an expected start date of July 1, 2019.


A PhD or equivalent international degree or enrollment in a PhD or equivalent international degree program is a basic qualification at the time of application.


The Geography Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit:


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:


To apply, please go to Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, 1-2 sample publications, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. For further guidance:


Applicants should also arrange to have letters of recommendation submitted directly by 3 - 5 referees. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.


All application materials from the candidate must be received by October 15, 2018. Please direct questions to Josh Mandel (


Job location

Berkeley, CA



Document requirements


• Curriculum Vitae


• Cover Letter


• Statement of Research


• Statement of Teaching Experience and Philosophy


• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. For further guidance:


• Sample Publication


• Sample Publication (Optional)


Reference requirements


• 3-5 letters of reference required


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