Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Geomorphology

Texas, San Marcos
Sep 08, 2017
Oct 01, 2017
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The Department of Geography at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Geomorphology to begin Fall 2018. We seek individuals with exceptional potential as scholars and teachers. The position includes teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, maintaining an active research agenda, and advising Masters/PhD students.

Required Qualifications:

  • A PhD degree in Geography, Earth/Environmental Sciences, or a related field, is required by time of appointment
  • A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching
  • Ability to teach introductory and advanced courses in geomorphology and physical geography
  • Ability to develop a strong and active research agenda in geomorphology
  • A demonstrated record of publishing peer-reviewed scholarship in geomorphology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to teach quantitative methods
  • Ability to teach field methods
  • A demonstrated record of seeking/securing external research grants

The application must include:

1) a letter of application outlining the applicant’s teaching experience and career goals that meets the required and preferred qualifications as stated above;

2) an up-to-date curriculum vitae;

3) at least one sample of published scholarship in geomorphology;

4) course teaching evaluations (if available);

5) the name, e-mail address, and telephone number of three references.

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered (https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/20395).  All application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted by October 1, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For inquiries, please e-mail Dr. Edwin Chow, chair of the Search Committee, at chow@txstate.edu and indicate “Geomorphology Assistant Professor Position” in the subject line of all correspondence. The Department of Geography at Texas State University has 37 full-time faculty members, undergraduate BA and BS programs, and graduate Master’s and PhD programs. For more information about the department, please refer to www.geo.txstate.edu.

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