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Assistant Professor Geography

Job Description

The Department of Geography at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in urban geography, with an expected start date of July 1, 2019. The position is based in the College of Science. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Geography or related field at the time of appointment, disciplinary specialty in Human Geography and a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. The department seeks applicants whose focus is mainly urban with preferred research interests in one of the following: urban political geography, postcolonial urban theory, and/or infrastructure studies though other concentrations will be considered. The department seeks a scholar who can contribute to key theoretical debates in human geography through the lens of an empirically based research program. Ability to teach courses in qualitative and/or mixed-methods, in addition to courses in the Globalization, Politics, and Place specialization, is expected. Additional qualifications include a capability to secure external funding, potential for creating synergies with existing Department strengths, and the ability to strengthen the graduate and undergraduate programs in Geography through course offerings and mentoring. Startup funds are available for this position.

Required Qualifications

PhD in Geography or related field at time of appointment. Disciplinary specialty in Human Geography.

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in Urban Geography with research interests in urban political geography, postcolonial urban theory, and/or infrastructure studies.

Department Information

For more information about the Department of Geography, please go to https://www.unr.edu/geography Contact Information for Position
Search Chair-Scott Mensing, smensing@unr.edu

Required Attachment(s)

Attach the following attachments to your application 1) Resume/CV
2) Letter of application/cover letter
3) Statement of teaching philosophy
4) Statement of research and plans
5) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.
6) Contact Information for Three Professional References

Posting Close Time and Date

01/7/2019 at 11:59 pm pacific time
Please use the following link to apply: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno--- Main-Campus/Assistant-Professor-Geography_R0112925-1