Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Assistant Professor in Latinx Geographies

Posted: 11/29/2019 (Employment)

The Department of Geography and the Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies (LCS) at Rutgers University invite applicants for a Tenure Track position of Assistant Professor in Latinx Geographies. The search will seek a candidate whose appointment would be split between Geography and LCS and whose teaching and research interests offer innovative theoretical or methodological perspectives. Topical areas might include, for example, carceral geographies, environmental justice, food systems, gender and sexuality, health, housing, labor geography, migration and (im)mobilities, or urbanism. We will give preference to a candidate whose interests complement and build upon the existing profile of Geography and LCS faculty, whose scholarship demonstrates empirical and theoretical rigor, and who uses spatial or other innovative methods. We will also give preference to a candidate who can help diversify our faculty or draw a more diverse student body to our respective disciplines. The candidate will be expected to teach and advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the relevant fields of Geography and Latino and Caribbean Studies. A demonstration of excellence in scholarly research is required.

Application materials include: cover letter, CV, a combined statement of research, teaching, and contributions to diversity, two writing samples, and a list of three references.

For additional information about the application process, please contact Kelly Bernstein (kellbern@rutgers.edu) Sr. Department Administrator. For additional information about the position please contact Asher Ghertner (a.ghertner@rutgers.edu) Search Committee Chair.

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Deadline: 12/06/2019

Location: Rutgers University