[Met-jobs] Two Tenure-track Faculty Positions at Texas A&M University (USA)

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TEXAS, COLLEGE STATION. Texas A&M University. The Department of
Geography invites applications for two (2) tenure-track faculty
positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Physical
Geography. Research specializations should complement existing
departmental strengths in biogeography, climatology, and/or
geomorphology. Combinations of research expertise among these
specialties are encouraged as well as the integration with geospatial
technologies. Essential characteristics include publications
commensurate with experience; demonstrated capability to secure external
funding; ability to contribute to GIS research and teaching; and the
ability to strengthen the graduate program in Geography through course
offerings and mentoring students. Candidates should have the potential
for creating synergies with existing Department strengths, must have a
Ph.D. at the time of appointment, and a have strong commitment to
excellence in research and teaching. These two positions are part of a
group of tenure-track lines to be filled over the coming year, as we are
also searching for three human geographers.

The Department of Geography () has 15 faculty
members with strengths in biogeography, climatology, geomorphology,
human geography, human-environment relationships, and Geographic
Information Science and Technology (GIST). We are based in the College
of Geosciences () with the Departments of
Atmospheric Sciences, 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 International Ocean Discovery 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 255,000 people.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and
arrange for three confidential reference letters to be submitted to
. We will begin reviewing applications
on September 21, 2016. 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 to address the
needs of dual-career partners
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