[Met-jobs] 3 Visiting Assistant Professors at Texas A&M University (USA)

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TEXAS, COLLEGE STATION. Texas A&M University. The Department of
Geography invites applications for 3 Visiting Assistant Professors. Two
positions will focus on human geography or human-environment geography.
One position will focus on physical geography. Visiting assistant
professors will be required to teach two classes during the Fall and
Spring semesters. VAPs are expected to publish and conduct research
during the time of appointment. Candidates must have a Ph.D. at the time
of appointment and a strong commitment to excellence in research and
teaching. Appointments are for one year with the potential for a
one-year renewal pending adequate funding and job performance.

The Department of Geography has 20 faculty members with strengths in
biogeography, climatology, geomorphology, human geography,
human-environment relationships, geographic education and GIST
(Geographic Information Science and Technology)
(http://ift.tt/1h6jyvW). We are based in the College of Geosciences
(http://ift.tt/1h6jxIs) with the Departments of Atmospheric
Science, Geology & Geophysics, and Oceanography, and play a major role
in the Environmental Programs in Geosciences. The College of Geosciences
also includes Sea Grant, the Geochemical and Environmental Research
Group (GERG), and the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP). Texas
A&M University, a land-,sea-, and space-grant university, is located in
a metropolitan area with a dynamic and international community of
175,000 people.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and
names and addresses (including e-mail addresses) of three referees to
Dr. David Cairns (cairns@tamu.edu), Department Head, Department of
Geography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 77843-3147. We
will begin reviewing applications on April 15, 2015. Please indicate
availability at the Annual Meeting of the AAG in Chicago as we will be
interviewing at that time. Texas A&M University is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through the
recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty and student body and
compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The University is
dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic
faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural
environment. We strongly encourage applications from women,
underrepresented ethnic groups, veterans, and individuals with
disabilities. Texas A&M University also has a policy of being responsive
to the needs of dual-career partners
(http://ift.tt/1h6jxID).

Note: climatologists are encouraged to apply for the physical geography
position.

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