Subject: Faculty position at UC Berkeley: Human Geography of the Developing World


Faculty position opening at the University of California, Berkeley: Human Geography of the Developing World


The Department of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor faculty position in the Human Geography of the Developing World, with an expected start date of July 1, 2016. We seek applicants whose research combines theoretical rigor with a deep empirical engagement with any region or regions of the Global South, addressing the challenges, trajectories and dynamics of the less developed/developing world.

Applicants must have completed all PhD or equivalent degree requirements except the dissertation at the time of application. The PhD or equivalent degree must be received within one year of appointment.


To apply, please go to Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, statement of contributions to diversity, 1-2 sample publications, and contact information for three references. Letters of reference will only be solicited for applicants under serious consideration. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential 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 must be received by December 15, 2015. Please direct questions to Josh Mandel (


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:


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