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Faculty Chair of Corporate Sustainability

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 1st, 2018
Last review date: January 16th, 2019
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: April 1st, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Faculty Chair of Corporate Sustainability
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
University of California, Santa Barbara

The Bren School of Environmental Science and Management ( invites applications for a tenured Associate or Full faculty position for an endowed chair of corporate sustainability. The endowed chair is pending final approval. The Bren School is a leader in developing cross-disciplinary solutions to environmental problems. The School's Corporate Environmental Management specialization prepares Masters students for careers helping companies achieve their business and environmental goals.

Ideal candidates will offer:
● An accomplished research portfolio and trajectory that includes significant contributions to understanding corporate sustainability.
● Excellence in teaching business and corporate sustainability to professional masters degree students.
● Leadership for the School’s Corporate Environmental Management programs.
● Synergies with the School’s research, teaching and extended communities in the pursuit of sustainable environmental solutions.

Candidates may teach and do research in areas such as strategy, management and organizations, organizational behavior, leadership, organizational theory and entrepreneurship. The Bren School is open to candidates from business schools and from across the social sciences, including economics, political science, sociology, and psychology. Interested applicants must have their PhD or equivalent at the time of application.

The Bren School is a graduate school within UCSB that provides rigorous, multi-disciplinary training in environmental science and management to Master’s and PhD students. The faculty is drawn from the natural sciences, social sciences and management.

Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statements of research and teaching, 4) an optional statement describing commitment to diversity, 5) four selected publications, and 6) a list of four names with contact information from whom we can request references.

Submit applications electronically to: and address questions to Applications completed by January 15, 2019 will receive priority consideration; the position will remain open until filled.

The Bren School is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Publication - Total of four publications must be submitted

  • Publication - Total of four publications must be submitted.

  • Publications - A total of four publications must be submitted.

  • Publication - Four publications must be submitted.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Teaching evaluation from last two years

Reference requirements
  • 4-6 required (contact information only)

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