Stanford University, Earth System Science

Position ID:Stanford University-Earth System Science-CLUSTER [#20917]
Position Title: Cluster Hires in Climate Science and Sustainable Development & Environmental Justice in Stanford’s New School Focused on Climate & Sustainability
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305-4216, United States
Subject Areas: Anthropology
Social Sciences
Atmospheric Science (more...)
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/01/07, finished 2022/04/07)
Position Description:    

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Stanford University invites applications for multiple tenured or tenure-track faculty appointments at the assistant, associate, or full professor level in the broad area of Climate Science. We are searching for creative and innovative scholars with a demonstrated record for high-impact research commensurate with the level of appointment, and a commitment to contributing to a strong university community in climate research, education, and external impact. We invite candidates in any area of Climate Science to apply. Candidates must have a PhD in a field relevant to climate science. Application packages should be submitted online at

Stanford University also invites applications for one or more tenured faculty appointments at the associate professor or full professor level in the broad area of Sustainable Development and Environmental Justice. The focus of the search is on risks from global environmental change to people and the planet, including adapting to, planning for, and reducing such risks, and in understanding how risks and impacts differ across populations. We are searching for creative and innovative scholars with an established record of high-impact research and a commitment to building a strong research, education, and impact community around the topics of sustainable development and environmental justice. We invite candidates from a broad range of social science disciplines to apply. Candidates must have a PhD in a field relevant to sustainable development and/or environmental justice. Application packages should be submitted online at These cluster hires are part of a broader effort by Stanford University to build a new School focused on climate & sustainability (, which is expected to receive an official name early in 2022. Appointments from these searches will be made in the School, and the School will begin operating in the 2022-2023 academic year. Applicants should have an excellent record of scholarly work, and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including a dedication to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body. Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. All are welcome to apply. Stanford’s new School focused on climate & sustainability deeply appreciates the value of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and defines diversity broadly to include (among other things) diversity of genders, races and ethnicities, cultures, physical and learning differences, sexual orientations and identities, veteran status, and work and life experiences. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

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Contact: Jen Kidwell
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