Urban Geography Candidate Talk

March 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences is recruiting a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Urban Geography with primary expertise in one of the following areas at the intra-urban/suburban scale: (1) population and immigration, (2) ethnicity and race, and/or (3) health geography. Secondary expertise in one or more of the following should include: (a) housing, (b) community development, © labor markets, or (d) qualitative/mixed methods. The position will begin August 2017.

The successful candidate will contribute to both undergraduate and graduate programming. Required qualifications include: (1) PhD in Geography or related field; (2) the ability to develop and maintain an externally funded research program; (3) the ability to contribute to undergraduate and graduate programming consistent with departmental needs and; (4) an ability to contribute to the department’s interdisciplinary teaching and research missions. Our department recognizes the importance of diversity in our faculty to drive quality research, teaching and engagement in our local community. We encourage candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to an environment of diversity and academic excellence. We therefore ask all applicants to share evidence of cultural competency with their application materials.

The successful candidate will be an energetic scholar who will contribute to a nationally recognized applied research and teaching program, and is dedicated to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a robust and sustainable externally funded research program, contribute to all levels of instruction, mentor and advise students, and make service contributions to our program, College, University, community and discipline.

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