Dept. of Geography, UNC-Chapel Hill

Contact: Erika Wise

United States


About Dept. of Geography, UNC-Chapel Hill

The Department of Geography at UNC-Chapel Hill brings a unique perspective to the study of some of our world’s most pressing concerns. With a dedicated community of scholars, staff, and students, we are committed to the highest standards of research, teaching, and public engagement. Our faculty maintains collaborations in all regions of the globe, and we draw upon these collaborations to contribute to better education and innovation amongst our students and the state of North Carolina. As educators, we embrace the UNC vision for improving our society through teaching, learning, and public service. Geography at Carolina is consistently ranked in the top 50 geography departments in the world in various World University Ranking exercises, but our real successes can be judged by the broader impact of our research and teaching. Our faculty expertise crosses fields of physical and human geography, with world-renowned research in areas as diverse as watershed ecology, climatology, medical geography, remote sensing and visualization, conservation and agriculture, globalization and political economy, and feminist and postcolonial theory. Our students, both undergraduate and graduate, contribute to the department through research, scholarship, and student organization.

1 job with Dept. of Geography, UNC-Chapel Hill

  • NSF-funded graduate student positions in climatology

    • Chapel Hill, North Carolina (US) or Columbia, South Carolina (US)
    • academic-year and summer salary; & pays student tuition and fees
    • Dept. of Geography, UNC-Chapel Hill

    Funded graduate student positions to research hydroclimate extremes; includes year-round stipend, tuition & fees, and science communication training