The Department of Geography at Texas A&M University is seeking applications for one full-time tenure-track faculty position with a 9-month academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with teaching and research interests in any area of Physical Geography. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as cross-disciplinary knowledge. Specifically, we seek candidates with disciplinary interests in geomorphology, earth surface processes, ecogeomorphology, critical zone science, and/or who can leverage existing TAMU Geoscience Centers of Excellence listed below. This position has an anticipated start date of August 1, 2022. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in the Department of Geography at the graduate and undergraduate levels; advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate research students; develop and maintain an independent, externally-funded research program; participate in departmental and college activities; and serve the discipline of geography.
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. The Department’s capacity is greatly enhanced by close ties to the College of Geosciences Departments of Geology and Geophysics, Oceanography, and Atmospheric Sciences, and the interdisciplinary Environmental Programs and Water Management and Hydrologic Sciences degree programs. The College of Geosciences also includes the Berg Hughes Center for Petroleum and Sedimentary Systems, the Texas Center for Climate Studies, the Center for Geospatial Sciences, Applications, and Technology, and the Stable Isotope Geosciences Facility. Texas A&M University is a land-, sea-, and space-grant university, with a dynamic and international community of over 250,000 people. Information about the Department of Geography can be found at: https://geography.tamu.edu/.
Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational 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. Applications from members of minoritized groups are strongly encouraged and will be actively sought.
The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore implements policies that contribute to work-life balance, including the Dual-Career Program. The TAMU College of Geosciences Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan can be found at https://geosciences.tamu.edu/diversity-climate/action-plan/index.html.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Postdoctoral experience is desirable but is not required. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
Initial review of applications will begin on September 10, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
To apply, please submit a complete CV; a Statement of Research, a Statement of Teaching, and a Statement of your Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (not to exceed 2 pages each); and the names and contact information for at least three references to apply.interfolio.com/89759.
Informal inquiries or requests for more information may be sent via email to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Inci Guneralp (email@example.com)
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Texas A&M University is 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.
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