New Faculty Positions:

Assistant Professor in Human Geography

The Department of Geography at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Human Geography beginning the fall semester 2014. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Geography or related field by the time of appointment as well as evidence of successful teaching and a demonstrated capacity for research. The position will complement and expand upon the department’s strengths in human geography with desirable specialization areas including: cultural, economic, and environmental geography. Priority will be given to candidates with one or more degrees in geography; a record of teaching introductory, undergraduate, and/or graduate courses in human geography; and a growing record of scholarship that includes publications along with presentations, grant funding or research awards. Applicants should have an interest in contributing to a dynamic, growing, and collaborative geography department and working with interdisciplinary programs or centers at the university. The successful candidate will regularly teach upper division and graduate courses in his/her specialty as well as rotate into large introductory cultural or world regional geography courses. Candidate will also receive a start-up package. It is expected that s/he will also supervise graduate students in the masters and doctoral programs within the department. For complete position description, qualifications and to apply, go to . The deadline for applications is December 5, 2013.
The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. For further information about this position contact Kate Berry (

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