Mississippi State University, Geoscience
Assistant Professor in Human Geography (Black Geographies)
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The Department of Geosciences at Mississippi State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Human Geography, with a specialization in Black Geographies, with an anticipated start date of Fall 2021 or Spring 2022.
We seek scholars whose work focuses on Black Geographies in relation to one or more of the following areas: gender, sexuality and Black feminist thought; environmental justice; political ecology; human-environmental geography; political geography; economic geography; health and well-being; agriculture and food systems; or Black placemaking and community-building.
Applicants must hold a PhD in geography (or a closely related field) by the time of appointment and will demonstrate evidence of (or the potential for) excellence in research, teaching and student mentoring. Applicants will be expected to maintain an active research program with the potential for external funding, develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of expertise, as well as supervise both masters and doctoral students.
The Department of Geosciences currently has 16 tenured or tenure-track faculty, five clinical professors, and four full-time instructors and awards B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Within the department, there are four areas of disciplinary emphasis: Geography, Geology, Geospatial Science, and Meteorology. In addition, the department maintains close relationships with a variety of other research centers and interdisciplinary programs elsewhere on the Mississippi State campus. More information about the Department of Geosciences is available on our website: www.geosciences.msstate.edu.
Candidates may apply on-line by submitting a cover letter, teaching statement, research statement, and diversity statement), a curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with contact information through the Mississippi State University HRM website: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/499785?lApplicationSubSourceID=. The position will remain open until filled; however, the review of applications will begin December 31st. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact search committee chair Shrinidhi Ambinakudige at email@example.com.