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Tenure-Track Position in Human-Environment Geography
Department of Geography, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
The Department of Geography at Rutgers University invites applicants for
a Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area
of Human-Environment geography. We seek a candidate whose teaching and
research interests offer innovative perspectives on environmental change
and societal responses to that change. Topical specializations might
include but are not limited to climate change-related hazards and
disasters, altered patterns of energy use and extraction, new toxicities
and waste streams, and agricultural transformations and food insecurity.
We will give preference to a candidate whose interests complement the
existing teaching/research profile of the department’s faculty. The
ability to offer a geographical techniques or regional course would be
an added benefit. We will also give preference to a candidate who can
help diversify our faculty or draw a more diverse student body to the
discipline through the substance of her or his research and teaching.
Required qualifications: PhD in Geography or closely related discipline;
demonstrated excellence in scholarly research; commitment to excellence
in teaching and advising of students at the undergraduate and graduate
Desired qualifications: demonstrated capacity to secure external
research funding; teaching experience in a college or university setting
in geography, environmental studies, or a related discipline.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an
externally funded research program. The candidate will teach courses in
the field of human-environment geography at both the undergraduate and
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran
status or any other classification protected by law.
Additional information about the Department of Geography and Rutgers
University can be found at geography.rutgers.edu
Candidates should submit via interfolio
: cover letter, CV, statements of
research and teaching interests and experience, writing sample, and
three letters of recommendation. For additional information about the
position or the application process, please contact Professor Robin
Leichenko, Chair, Department of Geography at
of applications will begin on Oct 26, 2015.