Department of Geography, Rutgers University, US, Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 - The anticipated start date for this position is September 1, 2018.
The Department of Geography at Rutgers University invites applicants for a Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Human Geography. We seek a candidate whose teaching and research interests contribute to innovative perspectives on gender, sexuality, race, and/or ethnicity. Topical sub-areas might include, for example, racial discrimination ; spaces of exclusion ; black, feminist, or queer geographies ; migration and mobility ; liberation politics ; solidarity and social movements ; spaces of difference ; social or environmental justice ; legal geographies ; and boundaries/borders. The candidate will teach courses in the field of human geography at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
We will give preference to candidates who engage research epistemologies and scholarly/critical traditions not well-represented in the discipline, and whose interests complement the teaching and research profile of the department’s faculty. Interest in innovative pedagogies, civic engagement and activism, or new geographical research methods, and/or a regional specialization would be an added benefit. We will also give preference to candidates who can help diversify our faculty or draw a more diverse student body to the discipline through the substance of their research and teaching.
The anticipated start date for this position is September 1, 2018. Additional information about the Department of Geography and Rutgers University can be found at geography.rutgers.edu.
Required qualifications : PhD in Geography or closely related discipline ; demonstrated excellence in scholarly research ; commitment to excellence in teaching and advising of students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Desired qualifications : teaching experience in a college or university setting in geography or a related discipline ; demonstrated capacity to secure external research funding ; experience advising graduate students or preparedness to begin immediate advising responsibilities.
Applications will be accepted via Interfolio : apply.interfolio.com/45018
Application materials include : cover letter, CV, statement of research and teaching interests and experience, two writing samples, and three letters of recommendation. For additional information about the position or the application process, please contact Professor Kevin St. Martin, Search Committee Chair, Department of Geography atkstmarti[at]rutgers.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017.