As part of UC Davis’ commitment to hire leading research faculty with an outstanding commitment to teaching, research and service that will promote the success of historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities and address the needs of our increasingly diverse state and student population, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, at the University of California announces an Assistant Professor of Human Ecology faculty position (9-month) in the Department of Human Ecology. Applications are encouraged from candidates with a strong background in poverty and inequality on families and/or individuals. This is an academic year (9-month), Assistant Professor tenure-track position with teaching, research, and service responsibilities and includes the expectation that the appointee will contribute to the Center for Poverty Research (


The Department of Human Ecology is seeking applicants that focus on how impoverished communities and inequalities at the neighborhood level (e.g., housing insecurity, insufficient health care resources, few open spaces for play or outdoor activity) affect human development and/or family relationships. The appointee is expected to establish a competitively funded research program to address critical or emerging issues poverty and inequality on families and/or individuals. The appointee will teach four courses per academic year; the specific courses will vary from year to year, based on programmatic needs, and will encompass both core courses (undergraduate and graduate) in human development (e.g., a course from our lifespan development series HDE 100A, 100B, 100C) as well as specialty courses in appointee’s area of expertise ( e.g., Families in Communities; Family Stress and Resilience; Disparities and Inequalities in Health and Wellbeing; Contextual Determinants of Health and Wellbeing; HDE 110; 111; 134, 135). The appointee will be a member of the Graduate Group in Human Development, serving as a research mentor for graduate students. Participation in and development of outreach/engagement programs, and performance of departmental and university service is expected.


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