Assistant Professor - Geography #2015-11
________________________________________ College of Liberal Arts Department of Geography Position: Assistant Professor Job Posting #: 2015 - 11 Review Date: October 6, 2014 Appointment Date: Fall 2015 ________________________________________ Position Description Duties will include conducting research and teaching courses in the field of political geography in support of the PhD, Master’s, and undergraduate geography programs. We seek individuals with exceptional potential as scholars and teachers. Applicants should be prepared to contribute to graduate advising at the Master’s and PhD level, teach courses in support of our undergraduate and graduate programs, and maintain an active research agenda including publishing and pursuit of external funding. Qualifications Required: A PhD degree in Geography is required by time of appointment. A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research is required. Preferred: Preference may be given to candidates demonstrating evidence of seeking/securing external research grants and to candidates prepared to add to our regional course offerings. Preference may be given to applicants with a clearly defined specialization involving the developing world. Application Procedures Applicants must electronically submit 1) a letter of application outlining your teaching experience, research qualifications, and fit with our department; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) at least two samples of published scholarship; 4) course teaching evaluations (if available); and 5) three letters of reference submitted to the search committee chair, Dr. Nathan Currit, at email@example.com no later than October 6, 2014. Please indicate “Tenure Track Political Geography Assistant Professor” in the subject line of all emails related to this search. Texas State University will not discriminate against any person (or exclude any person from participating in or receiving the benefits of any of its activities or programs) on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex or disability, veterans status or on the basis of sexual orientation. Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE. Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.