Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Instructor of Geography and International Affairs
Posting Number: Fac/Lib000566
Academic Title: Visiting Assistant Professor/Visiting Instructor of Geography and International Affairs
Discipline Social Sciences
Contract Type: Visiting
Proposed Start Date: 09/01/2014
Position Description Summary:
Economic/Development Geography: The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs and Department of Geography invite applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor position with a focus on economic development in the Global South. The successful applicant will teach introduction to human geography, economic geography, a course on their region of expertise, and development courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants will support the degree programs of the Elliott School of International Affairs and the Department of Geography (BA and MA). This is a one-year appointment beginning in August 2014. Contingent upon performance and continuing academic needs, it may be renewed for one additional year.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Basic qualifications: A Ph.D. in Geography with expertise in economic and/or development geography and a regional concentration in the Global South is required for appointment as Assistant Professor. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have completed all requirements for the degree by the expected start date of the position to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor; otherwise, the appointment would be at the rank of Instructor. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, and up to three examples of written work. Three letters of recommendation must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on March 28, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.
The George Washington University seeks to attract a diverse faculty of the highest caliber; women and people of color are particularly encouraged to apply. The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Department Link: elliott.gwu.edu
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
The George Washington University is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.
Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs:80/postings/20658
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Ph.D. in Geography, or will you have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in Geography by expected start date?
- * Do you have expertise in economic and/or development geography?
- * Do you have a regional concentration in the Global South?
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