October 2013
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[Met-jobs] Tenure-track Faculty Position at the University of Connecticut (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Tue, 22 Oct 2013 08:21:50 +0000

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Job Posting Title:Assistant Professor

Job Summary:The Department of Geography in the College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, invites
applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment to begin
August 23, 2014. This is a 9-month position. We seek candidates with a
record of research productivity, external funding, effective teaching,
professional service and public engagement.//We seek an individual whose
work will capitalize on one or more of the department’s existing
strengths in geographic information science, environmental studies,
climate, and economic, population, and cultural geography.We see
opportunities for further strengthening our program in several areas
including GIScience; human-environment interactions focusing on health,
the environment, and hazards; environmental justice; critical
geographies; qualitative methodologies; and human rights. The Geography
Department ( <>) has 14
faculty (six hired in the last six years) and is poised to expand
further as the University of Connecticut consolidates its position as
the best public university in New England and one of the top 20 public
universities nationwide through investment provided by the Next
Generation Connecticut Plan (<>).


Minimum Qualifications:The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in
Geography or a related discipline by August 23, 2014.

Preferred Qualifications:A record of research productivity, external
funding, effective teaching, professional service and public engagement.

To Apply:To apply please visit
<> to submit a curriculum vitae, letter of
application, statement of research and teaching interests, samples of
publications, and three letters of reference. For questions, please
contact Ken Foote, Head of the Geography Department at <>. Review of
applications will begin November 15, 2013. Salary is competitive based
on experience and qualifications. The University of Connecticut
encourages minorities, women, and people with disabilities to apply for
this position.

Anji Seth, Geography, UConn

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