Assistant Professor, Human Geographer/Water Resources - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809812)

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Geography at The University of Alabama seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor who will support the continued expansion of our Department including our recent initiative to develop a Ph.D. program.


The University of Alabama, Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track (9-month) faculty position in human geography at the rank of Assistant Professor, start date August 16, 2016. This new position will support the expansion of our Department including our recent initiative to develop a Ph.D. program. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and research, as well as potential for developing robust, externally-funded research programs that complement one or more of the department’s broader research foci including: water resources and human-environment systems, GIS/remote sensing, environmental management and change, and human impacts on the environment (see geography.ua.edu). A Ph.D. in Geography or closely related discipline at time of appointment is required. Formal Review of applications will begin December 11, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, CV (including contact information for at least three references), and statements of research and teaching interests. For additional information, contact the Search Committee Chair, Seth Appiah-Opoku (sappiah@ua.edu).

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.
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Additional Position Information

The University of Alabama is rapidly growing (37,100 students) and provides excellent faculty support and many opportunities to collaborate with scientists on the Tuscaloosa campus including the new NOAA National Water Center www.nws.noaa.gov/oh/nwc/.



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • GEOGRAPHY
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Geography
  • Information Science
  • Earth Science
  • Environmental Science, Ecology & Forestry
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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