University of Texas - San Antonio, Political Science and Geography
Assistant Professor, Environmental/Physical Geography
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The Department of Political Science and Geography at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor level in Environmental/Physical Geography, to begin Fall 2013.
Required Qualifications:All applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geography by August 31, 2013. The successful applicant will be able to: Demonstrate potential to conduct and publish scholarly research; demonstrate potential for quality teaching and development of the geography program in the University and community; and be committed to Department and University service.
Preferred Qualifications:Primary or secondary research interest outside of the USA.
Responsibilities: Teach, advise and mentor students; teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including introductory physical geography. Upper division courses may include Conservation of Resources, Physiography, Weather and Climate, the Geography of Natural Hazards, and Remote Sensing, in addition to graduate courses in these topics as well as Environmental Policy. Courses will be offered at the UTSA Main or Downtown Campuses.
The Department of Political Science and Geography is a Department in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts. Its faculty has a strong reputation for excellence in teaching and research. UTSA is one of the fastest-growing components of the University of Texas System, and enrolls over 30,000 students at two campuses. It offers 49 M.A. and 22 Ph.D. degrees; a geography M.A. has been submitted for approval. San Antonio and the surrounding communities are culturally and physically rich laboratories for teaching, research, and community involvement. University classrooms are fully technology equipped and the Department and College have new computer laboratory facilities.
Applicants should submit electronically in pdf format:
- Letter of application that specifies research and teaching interests and qualifications for the position
- Current curriculum vita
- Copy of graduate transcripts
- Samples of written or published scholarly works (no more than three)
- Two syllabi for geography courses taught or proposed by the applicant
- Teaching evaluations (if available)
- Request three referees who are familiar with the applicant's work to email letters of recommendation directly to email address below, dated no later than November 29, 2012.
Send electronic materials to: DPS&G@utsa.edu
Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2012 and will continue until position is filled.
UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.