Assistant Professor

Feb 27, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Geography
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Description:

The Department of Geography at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing position, at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning academic year 2017-2018, in the field of atmospheric sciences. The department seeks a dynamic, highly innovative researcher who will contribute substantially to its long-term growth in the fields of Climatology and Meteorology. Primary responsibilities include the development of a research portfolio and a 2-2 teaching assignment, specifically developing a series of introductory and advanced courses in atmospheric sciences at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


The Department has 15 active faculty, who teach and conduct research in a broad spectrum of areas, including physical geography, human-environment interactions, medical geography, and economic geography. It offers BS/BA, MS/MA, and PhD degree tracks, including online and distance learning options for coursework. The department has two computer-lab classrooms and provides a high-speed on-line computing environment via UFAPPs, from which students and faculty can remotely access software applications, such as ArcGIS, GeoDa, and ENVI. Applicants are encouraged to visit the website ( to learn more about the Department of Geography.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Advertised Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package

Minimum Requirements:

Doctoral Degree in Geography or Atmospheric Sciences

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications, ongoing research directions, and interests, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, and (3) teaching/research statement, and (4) names and email addresses of three referees must be provided on the application. An email will be sent automatically to your referees, requesting them to upload their letters. Application deadline is March 31, 2017.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at


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