Davis, California
September 11 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The University of California at Davis seeks application for five faculty positions in complementary areas of Climate Adaptation: Civil Infrastructure, Health, Weather Extremes, Plant Genomics, and Urban-Rural Interfaces spanning the Colleges of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Engineering, and the Schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. These positions will form a team with current faculty to tackle the critical climate adaptation challenges of the next few decades and educate future researchers and practitioners in climate adaptation. UC Davis is world renowned ranking nationwide 9th among public research universities and 38th among public and private research universities according to U.S. News and World Report in 2016.

Each position description lists application requirements, which can be found at https://climateadaptation.ucdavis.edu. Three of the positions (Health, Weather Extremes and Plant Genomics) will be at the assistant professor level. The other two (Civil Infrastructure and Urban-Rural Interfaces) will be any rank. Review of applications for the first four positions will begin October 1, 2017. Applications for the Urban-Rural Interfaces position will begin October 1, 2018. All positions will be open until filled. Inquiries should be directed to:


Prof. Sashi Kunnath

Search Committee Chair, Civil Infrastructure

Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of California

Davis, CA 95616


Prof. Anthony Wexler

Search Committee Chair, Health

Air Quality Research Center

University of California

Davis, CA 95616


Prof. Paul Ullrich

Search Committee Chair, Weather Extremes

Dept. of Land, Air and Water Resources

University of California

Davis, CA 95616



Prof. Mary Cadenasso

Search Committee Chair, Plant Genomics

Dept. of Plant Sciences

University of California

Davis, CA 95616


Prof. Luis GuarnizoSearch Committee Chair, Urban-Rural Interfaces

Dept. of Human Ecology

University of California

Davis, CA 95616



UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. UC Davis welcomes all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.