Dept of Geography, Instructor/Assistant Professor (1 YR, FT, Temporary)

Apr 21, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department Summary: The Department of Geography is housed on the second floor in the new Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center in the Bartlett College of Science and Mathematics. The department currently has 6 full-time tenured faculty and 5 part-time faculty. On the main campus, the department has dedicated lab space for introductory and advanced physical geography, human geography, small and large GIS labs, and a wind tunnel. The satellite campus in Attleboro is being developed to expand GIS classes, minor and certificate offerings to community college students and area professionals. BSU currently has 11,000 full-time students that are a mix of residential and commuter students, and a high proportion of whom are the first in their family to attend college.

Position Summary:

Essential Duties: The Geography Department seeks candidates for a 1 year full-time, benefited, temporary position. The successful candidate will have teaching and research interests in Geographic Information Systems with applications in human geography. The candidate will teach introductory and upper level courses in GIS with an emphasis on applications of geographic information systems analysis in planning and/or the social sciences. Classes may be conducted on any of BSU's three campuses; the main campus in Bridgewater and at BSU's satellite campuses in Attleboro and on Cape Cod.

Required Qualifications: MA/MS degree in Geography or closely related discipline is required. The successful candidate should have related work experience, teaching experience and demonstrate the ability to work in a diverse environment.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD degree is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates specializing in urban studies, regional planning, transportation and/or international development.

Physical Demands:

Special Conditions: Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

EEO Statement: Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.

Salary Range:

Special Instructions: Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position: *a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.

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