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[Met-jobs] Tenure-track Faculty Position at University of Colorado-Denver (USA)

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:25:51 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

University of Colorado Denver

Assistant Professor in Physical Geography


The Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences (GES) at the
University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a tenure-track
appointment at the Assistant Professor level in Physical Geography to
begin August 2018.

The department is seeking a computational and/or field scientist
proficient in one or more subfields of physical geography. The
successful candidate will complement and expand upon existing department
strengths focusing on human-environmental interactions and geographic
information science and technology. We are especially interested in a
scholar working at the intersection of climate and other
Earth-environmental or human systems. Example areas of interest include
the impacts of climate on water resources and agriculture; climate
impacts on health; and land-atmosphere interactions, including
pollution. Other areas of specialization will be considered. The
candidate will be dynamic, innovative, and excellent in research and
teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Responsibilities for
the position include teaching two courses per semester during the
9-month academic year. Teaching responsibilities will include
introductory undergraduate core science courses, as well as advanced
undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of
specialization. The candidate will need to demonstrate and value high
quality teaching and maintain an active research program that yields
publications and external grant submissions. Candidates must have a PhD
in geography or a related discipline at the time of appointment.

The GES department at CU Denver offers a BA in Geography (approximately
160 majors), a new MA in Applied Geography and Geospatial Sciences and a
MS in Environmental Science (approximately 60 graduate students).
Facilities include several teaching and research laboratories in
geospatial and physical sciences. See the GES website at <>.

The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and
supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The
university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,
communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women,
ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The
University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in
education and employment.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of
up to three relevant publications, unofficial transcripts, and separate
statements (1-2 pages) outlining research and teaching agendas and
philosophies (including evidence of teaching effectiveness). Candidates
must also provide contact information for three professional references.

Applications must be submitted electronically at CU Careers, Job Number

A review of applications will begin on January 7, 2018, and continue
until the position is filled.

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of
Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University
benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

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