Assistant Professor, Geography/Geomorphology #20180041FAC

San Marcos, Texas
Aug 12, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Geography
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Geography/Geomorphology

Job Posting Number: 20180041FAC

Job Location: San Marcos

College of Liberal Arts

Department of Geography

Position Description: Duties will include the ability to teach courses in support of our undergraduate and graduate programs, including introductory and advanced courses in geomorphology and physical geography. The position includes maintaining an active research agenda, and advising Masters/Ph.D. students.

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. degree in geography, earth/environmental sciences, or a related field, is required by time of appointment.

The ability to develop a strong and active research agenda in geomorphology is required.

A demonstrated record of publishing peer-reviewed scholarship in geomorphology is required.

The ability to teach courses in support of our undergraduate and graduate programs, including introductory and advanced courses in geomorphology and physical geography is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference may be given to candidates who are prepared to teach: 1) quantitative methods and/or 2) field methods.

Preference might also be given to candidates demonstrating evidence of seeking/securing external research grants.

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, All application materials must be submitted by October 1, 2017. Materials received after October 1, 2017 will not be considered.

The application must include:
1) a letter of application outlining their research agenda, teaching experience and career goals that meets the required and preferred qualifications as stated above;
2) an up-to-date curriculum vitae;
3) at least one sample of published scholarship in geomorphology;
4) course teaching evaluations (if available);
5) the name, e-mail address, and telephone number of three references. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal. Letters of recommendation must be submitted by October 1, 2017. No letters will be accepted after October 1, 2017.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For inquiries, please e-mail Dr. Edwin Chow, chair of the Search Committee, at and indicate “Geomorphology Assistant Professor Position” in the subject line of all correspondence.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting Universities.

Proposed Start Date: Fall 2018

Close Date: 10/01/2017

Open Until Filled? No

Review Date: 10/01/2017


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