Website Occidental College, Urban & Environmental Policy Department

The Urban & Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College invites applications for a teacher and scholar at the Assistant Professor level in Urban Policy and Politics, with a focus on Community Organizing, Labor Studies, Urban Political Economy, and/or Public Policy. The position will begin August 2023.

We are interested in candidates who understand urban and environmental problems as deeply linked, and whose research and teaching examine issues of economic and social inequalities, labor and community organizing, and the social, economic, racial, and gender dimensions of workplaces and the labor market. We are interested in candidates whose work considers the role of politics and policymaking at local, state, and national levels, and the challenges faced by policymakers to address existing inequities while also finding sustainable, and democratic solutions to environmental and economic injustice. We seek a scholar who approaches their work through interdisciplinary analysis and considers the role of labor and community organizing as an important response to and strategy to address inequality and to advance social justice.

To be assured full consideration, your application materials must be received by October 3, 2022.

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