December 2011
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[Met-jobs] Two Tenure-track Faculty Positions at Texas A&M University (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Mon, 19 Dec 2011 09:20:22 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

NOTE: While these are GIS positions, we seek candidates who have
expertise in GIS applications (e.g., climatology).

The Department of Geography invites applications for two tenure-track
faculty positions in Geographic Information Science. Candidates will be
expected to take a leading role in strengthening the department’s
GIScience program.

(1) The first position will be appointed at the rank of Professor with
expertise in Geographic Information Science theory and methods. The
successful candidate is expected to be eligible for appointment to an
endowed chair in the College of Geosciences.

(2) The second position will be made at the rank of Assistant or
Associate Professor. For this position we seek a candidate with
experience in applications of GIScience, broadly defined, who will
foster private- and public-sector partnerships.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and outstanding
reputations in Geography and proven track records of academic
leadership. Successful applicants must have a strong commitment to
excellence in research and teaching and have demonstrated ability to
secure external funding.

The Department of Geography has 20 faculty members with strengths in
biogeography, climatology, geomorphology, human geography,
human-environment relationships, geographic education and Geographic
Information Science <>. We are based in the
College of Geosciences <> with the
Departments of Atmospheric Science, Geology & Geophysics, and
Oceanography, and play a major role in the Environmental Programs in
Geosciences. The College of Geosciences also includes Sea Grant, the
Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG), and the Integrated
Ocean Drilling Program (IODP). Texas A&M University, a land-,sea-, and
space-grant university, is located in a metropolitan area with a dynamic
and international community of 172,000 people.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and
names and addresses (including e-mail addresses) of three referees to
Dr. David Cairns, Search Committee Chair, Department of Geography, Texas
A&M University, College Station, TX, 77843-3147. We will begin
reviewing applications on February 1, 2012. Texas A&M University is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is
dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic
faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural
environment. We strongly encourage applications from women,
underrepresented ethnic groups, and individuals with disabilities.
Texas A&M University also has a policy of being responsive to the needs
of dual-career partners <>.

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