Visiting Professor in Geography
Posted: 10/2/2017 (Employment)
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Navarra seeks to fill a one year full-time, open-rank, Visiting Professor position in Physical Geography, to begin September 2018. Depending on performance and mutual interests, the contract may be extended to a second year. Advanced candidates may eventually apply for tenure.
The candidate will work in the Department of History, Art, and Geography, a dynamic unit of 22 professors responsible for the Degree in History and its associated PhD program.
Candidates will have a PhD by the date of the commencement of the position and will be expected to teach mainly physical geography, and, secondarily, human, economic, and cultural geography subjects, both to Spanish-speaking and international students. The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of environmental sciences and geographical information systems (GIS). Demonstrated research excellence or promise of research are expected. The School of Humanities will value highly the candidate’s ability to teach in both English and Spanish, even if initially only in one of the two languages. It will take into consideration the successful candidate’s ability to lead research or academic projects in his or her unit, to be genuinely committed to students and show a collaborative spirit with colleagues and administrative staff. Duties include teaching 2-3 courses per semester and assisting with program development. Persons with administrative experience and young scholars are particularly encouraged to apply.
Applicants should submit a dossier that includes a cover letter that describes his or her research, teaching philosophy and experience, administrative work, a CV, and the names of two referees to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information or queries, please contact Carmen Muriel (email@example.com). For full consideration, please submit the dossier by 30 November 2017. Selected candidates will be initially interviewed by Skype.
The University of Navarra (www.unav.edu) is an international University committed to quality teaching and excellence in research. It was founded on the basis of Catholic principles by St. Josemaría Escriva and is a corporate work of Opus Dei. It provides suitable opportunities for the development of its professors and employees, and carries out broad cultural outreach and social promotion through NGOs and charities. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.
Location: University of Navarra, Spain