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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Instructional Assistant Professor


Geography

Location
College Station, TX
Open Date
11/25/2019
Position ID
71847
Description

The Department of Geography invites applications for an Instructional Assistant Professor in Geography.  This non-tenure track position will support our B.S. degree program in Geography and contribute to core-curriculum teaching in human geography.  The successful candidate must have a primary commitment to undergraduate education.  Instructional faculty are eligible for renewable annual employment contracts. The ability to teach cartography is desirable.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach both residential and online courses (4 course equivalents per semester).   This is a nine-month full-time annual appointment with an anticipated start date of Fall 2020.

The Department of Geography (http://geography.tamu.edu) has twenty-five faculty members with strengths in biogeography, climatology, geographic information science and technology (GIST), geomorphology, human geography, and human-environment relationships. We are one of four departments in the College of Geosciences (http://geosciences.tamu.edu). The college is committed to enhancing educational opportunities to working professionals through a growing online program. Candidates will work closely with the college‚Äôs distance education team with course development and instruction where appropriate.

Texas A&M University, a land-, sea-, and space-grant university, is located in a metropolitan area with a dynamic and international community of 255,000 people.

Texas A&M University and the College of Geosciences are committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.  The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Qualifications

Demonstrated experience in teaching face-to-face, online, and blended classes is desired.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. 

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement that also addresses your commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three confidential reference letters.   All information will be submitted via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/71847. We will begin reviewing applications on February 1, 2020.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to cairns@tamu.edu and jmsmith@tamu.edu.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.