Visiting Assistant Professor or instructor of Geography

Location
Worcester Massachusetts
Posted
Jun 09, 2017
Ref
GEOG2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Geography
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Founded in 1887, Clark is a teaching and research university located in Worcester, Massachusetts, and one of the oldest graduate institutions in the United States. The University’s mission is to educate undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The Clark University School of Geography is one of the top ranked Ph.D. programs in the US with a growing undergraduate population distributed across three majors: geography, global environmental studies, and earth system science. Clark University’s Department of Geography invites applications for an academic year, non-tenure-track position in Urban-Economic Geography at the Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor level. The position starts in August, 2017, and is potentially renewable for an additional year. The successful candidate will teach five courses (2-3 load), including two introductory urban and economic courses, and participate in student advising. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Geography or related field. Further information about the department is available at http://www2.clarku.edu/departments/geography/. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. To apply, electronically submit a letter of application, a C.V., a graduate school transcript, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, the names of two referees, short descriptions of potential courses (upper and lower level), and sample syllabi (if available) to Ccreelman@clarku.edu. Applications should be received by June 19, 2017, to receive full consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position also includes health insurance benefits and a modest conference travel allowance. Contact Deborah Martin, Director of the School of Geography, if you have questions about the position (demartin@clarku.edu). Clark embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.

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