Assistant Professor in Urban Sustainability

The Department of Urban Studies at Queens College invites application for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professorship in urban sustainability, beginning in Fall 2017.   The Department of Urban Studies operates Urban Studies major and minor programs, an MA Program in Urban Affairs, an Environmental Studies major and minor, a Labor Studies major and minor, a Journalism minor, and a minor in Cities and Social Medicine.

The successful candidate will have a well-defined and innovative research program on urban sustainability.  This position will also be responsible for developing and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in urban sustainability and related areas, as well as supporting the current environmental studies curriculum. The Department seeks a candidate whose expertise includes one or more of the following subject areas within the urban sustainability framework: environmental justice, climate change, energy, food, agriculture, infrastructure, preserving natural systems, the Anthropocene, environmentality, health, human rights, migration, violence, or a related subject.  The Department seeks candidates with a degree in Sociology, Geography, History, Anthropology, Political Science, Urban Planning, Environmental Studies, African American Studies, Latino Studies, Ethnic Studies, Asian or Asian American Studies, Cultural Studies, Labor Studies, American Studies, Gender Studies, Architecture, or in another relevant field. Geographical area of specialization is open, but scholars whose research addresses sustainability issues in the Global South are especially encouraged to apply.

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