Instructor or Assistant Professor of Human Geography
Posted: 10/2/2017 (Employment)
The Geography Department seeks to fill a tenure-track position beginning in the fall of 2018 in Human Geography at the instructor (ABD) or Assistant Professor (PhD) level. We seek candidates who:
- expand the topics and regions currently covered in our curriculum, specifically candidates who could offer courses in areas such as spatial justice, climate change, spatial networks, health, or natural hazards, AND
- approach research questions using geo-spatial methods such as remote sensing, web/mobile cartography, or big data.
Teaching responsibilities include our introductory ‘Spatial Thinking with GIS’ course, 200-level electives in the candidate’s thematic and/or regional areas of expertise, 300-level courses involving geospatial methods, a senior capstone seminar, and contributions to the College’s First Year Seminar program. The typical teaching load at Middlebury College is 4-5 courses per year depending on enrollments, contact hours, and labs. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent research program that involves undergraduate students and results in scholarly publications. Middlebury College provides broad support for such endeavors including start-up funding, internal support for research assistants, and faculty professional development funds.
Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.
Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces differences, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. Through Interfolio submit 1) a statement of teaching and research plans, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) the names and contact information for three references whom we may contact for letters of recommendation, and 4) reference to how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Questions should be addressed to Peter Nelson, Department Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/44761. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
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Location: Middlebury College