Assistant Professor of Geography

Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC

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Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor of Geography


Anthropology & Geography

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PFAC - Slotted Faculty

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9 mo.

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The Department of Anthropology and Geography at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Geography, with a specialization in Geographic Information Science. The candidate must be able to teach a range of lower and upper-level undergraduate courses in service to an innovative combined B.A. in Anthropology and Geography, with particular focus on courses serving our growing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) minor and Geospatial Technologies Certificate. The candidate’s research specialization within GIScience or geography is open, although preference may be given to candidates with research or teaching experience in cultural geography that facilitates collaboration across both disciplines. Additionally, GIScience courses are popular in a wide array of degree programs; candidates may be asked to teach GIScience across multiple disciplinary contexts. This position’s anticipated start date would be August of 2022, but has the option of a January 2022 start date.

Candidates should hold an earned PhD in geography or a related discipline, exhibit scholarly promise, and possess a demonstrated record of teaching experience and excellence. The teaching load is 7 classes over the course of a 12-month academic year, and includes limited opportunities for periodically teaching evening, weekend, study-abroad, summer and distance-learning courses. The salary range is within CUPA averages.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

To apply, please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, electronic copy of transcripts and the contact information for three (3) professional references electronically at: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

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Candidates should hold an earned PhD in geography or a related discipline, exhibit scholarly promise, and possess a demonstrated record of teaching experience and excellence.

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