in August 2007. Required - Ph.D. in geography or related field by time
of appointment. We seek candidates with research and teaching expertise
in geovisualization/spatial decision support for the spatial social and
environmental sciences. The substantive field of research is open, but
should complement program initiatives in: human impacts on the
environment, the urban built environment, human social systems,
environmental risk, climate change, and homeland security. Skills in
modern analytic tools and geospatial technologies required. Teaching
responsibilities will include upper division/graduate courses in
specialty area (geovisualization, spatial decision support), a
lower-division general education course, and electives serving human
geography, GIS, or homeland security. Consideration will be given to
candidates with the ability to contribute to regional/multicultural
geography or cartographic design. The successful candidate is expected
to seek external funding in support of scholarship.
The department has a robust student population and exceptional
facilities to support research and learning in GIS and mapping science,
urban/economic geography, spatial environmental science (biogeography,
climatology, hydrology, soils), and applied atmospheric science.
Preference will be given to persons who can demonstrate a willingness to
collaborate, in both research and teaching, with faculty in the
department and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Submit a letter of application identifying teaching and research
interests; a curriculum vita; publications or examples of writing;
evidence of grantsmanship; evidence of teaching quality; and the names,
addresses, and e-mail of at least three current references to: Search
Department of Geography, Davis Hall 118,
Complete applications must be received by December 5, 2006.