The Texas A&M University Department of Geography invites applications for three (3) tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. The department is reinvesting in its human geography program by hiring leading-edge scholars with research specializations in urban, health, economic or human-environment geography. Combinations of research expertise among these specialties are encouraged as well as is their integration with geospatial technologies. Essential characteristics include publications commensurate with experience; demonstrated capability to secure external funding; ability to contribute to GIS research and teaching; and the ability to strengthen the graduate program in Geography through course offerings and mentoring students. Candidates should have the potential for creating synergies with existing Department strengths, must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and a have strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching.
Deadline for Applications: September 21, 2016
The Department of Geography has 15 faculty members with strengths in biogeography, climatology, geomorphology, human geography, human-environment relationships, and GIST (Geographic Information Science and Technology) (http://geography.tamu.edu). They are based in the College of Geosciences (http://geosciences.tamu.edu) 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 175,000 people.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and arrange for three confidential reference letters to be submitted to http://apply.interfolio.com/35969. They will begin reviewing applications on September 21, 2016.