The Department of
invites applications for the position of Department Chair for the academic
year beginning fall 2007. The Department seeks a dedicated and effective
leader who will continue to promote and strengthen the department's well
regarded academic, research, and service programs. Applicant must have a
Ph.D. in Geography or a related field at the time of appointment and be
qualified for appointment with tenure at the rank of full professor.
The Department seeks candidates whose academic research interests will
contribute to the existing strengths of Geography at Hunter. Specialization
is open to all geography subfields. Administrative and management experience
within both undergraduate and graduate level programs in Geography is highly
desirable. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of
exceptional scholarship, a history of significant professional service, and,
a well established record of grant activity. It is expected that the
candidate also will participate in the intellectual and institutional
development of geography within the City University of New York system which
includes faculty at
College, among many other CUNY institutions where geographers are present.
The Department of
advanced geography programs in the NYC metropolitan region. The department
is composed of 15
full-time faculty members.
bachelorís degrees in geography and environmental studies, a masterís degree
in geography, and a graduate-level certificate in Geographic Information
Science. Within the geography major the department also prepares students
for a career in teaching social studies at grades K-12. For the 2005-2006
academic year the department had 123 undergraduate and 42 masters students.
Over the course of each academic year the Department of Geography hosts more
than 2,500 undergraduates in introductory courses. The department and
department faculty also participate in the Geography specialization within
the Earth and Environmental Science Ph.D. Program at the CUNY Graduate
Center.† Currently, there are 32 doctoral students pursuing the Geography
Interested individuals should submit 1) a letter describing how they would
lead the Department and contribute to its teaching and research programs; 2)
a complete curriculum vitae; 3) a maximum of five reprints; and 4) the names
and addresses (including e-mail and fax) of three to five referees. Review
of applications will begin November 15, 2006, but applications will be
accepted until the position is filled.
Apply:† Dr. William Solecki, Chair, Search Committee, Department of
members, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply for this