Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Geography

Posted: 4/16/2018 (Employment)

The Department of Geography invites applications for a one-year VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will teach a range of courses in the area of HUMAN­ ENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS. The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in cultural and political ecology, human dimensions of global environmental change, and mixed methods is desired. We seek candidates with the ability to create inclusive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body. A commitment to active pedagogy, student success, and excellence in teaching is essential. The teaching load is three courses per semester. Candidates must have a PhD in Geography or a closely related field by the time of appointment.

OSU Geography is a doctoral-granting department housed in the College of Arts and Sciences. The department currently has 16 faculty members and approximately 45 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate students. The department recently added new degrees in Global Studies and Geospatial Information Science. There are opportunities to interface with the department’s Center for Applications of Remote Sensing and Cartography Services. OSU is a Land Grant University with a resident student population of approximately 23,000. Stillwater is an attractive community of 50,000 equidistant from Tulsa and Oklahoma City. Further information is available on the department website: http://www.geog.okstate.edu.

Applicants must submit a letter of application describing teaching experience and interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references familiar with the candidate’s teaching performance. Candidates are also welcome to include evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample syllabi, or other relevant information. Send application materials as email attachments to: geog@okstate.edu. Review of applications will begin on May 2, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The position is contingent upon available funding.

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Location: Oklahoma State University