Now Hiring: Blum Center Executive Director

We are pleased to announce that the faculty search for the next Director of the Blum Center on Poverty, Inequality and Democracy at UC Santa Barbara, who will be hired as an Associate or Full Professor, is now open.  We hope you will consider applying and share this opportunity with your colleagues and networks.

The ideal candidate will have a strong record of success in innovating and applying public-facing or community-centered scholarly research in critical political economy (or related fields) to address social issues across geographic and social scales. Job duties include: working with a diverse and interdisciplinary community of faculty, students, staff, and community-based partners to sustain existing and develop new initiatives that advance the Blum Center’s core mission; overseeing the administration of the Center; and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

For a complete description and to apply, please visit:  

Inquiries may be directed to Casey Walsh, Professor of Anthropology, UCSB:


UCSB is an AA/EOE, including disability/vets.