Assistant Professor, Physical Geographer - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


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 in Physical Geography.

The University of Alabama, Department of Geography invites applications for a new tenure-track (9-month) faculty position in physical geography at the rank of Assistant Professor, start date August 16, 2015. This new position will support the continued expansion of our Department including our recent initiative to develop a Ph.D. program in Physical Geography.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: climatology, coupled human-environment systems, environmental management and change, and human impacts on the environment (see A Ph.D. in Geography or closely related discipline at time of appointment is required. Formal Review of applications will begin October 13, 2014, and will continue until the positions are filled. Apply online at 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.

Additional Position Information

The University of Alabama is rapidly growing (approximately 35,000 students) and provides excellent faculty support and many opportunities to collaborate with scientists on the Tuscaloosa campus including the new NOAA National Water Center

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.

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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
Cover Letter