Assistant Professor of Geography and Women’s and Gender Studies
University of New Hampshire
The Departments of Geography and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of New Hampshire invite applications for a joint tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment to start in fall 2023. Candidates should have expertise in feminist geographies from an African American/Africana, Indigenous, Latinx/Chicanx, Asian American, or transnational perspective. Specialization is open but might include environmental justice, public health, or urbanism and planning. Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in Geography, Women’s and Gender Studies or a closely related field. The candidate should demonstrate interest in interdisciplinary research collaboration, be committed to diversity and social justice in research and teaching, and show promise of scholarly excellence as well as enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching. The teaching load is 2:2 with possibilities to recruit graduate students through interdisciplinary degree programs.
Our Departments support a learning environment in which individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry. The College of Liberal Arts is deeply committed to being an inclusive community in which diverse backgrounds, identities and perspectives are respected and celebrated in our curriculum, our scholarship and artistry, and in our everyday practices and interactions. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students.
UNH is the state’s public research university with R1 Carnegie status, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. Its primary purpose is learning: students collaborating with faculty in teaching, research, creative expression, and service. The University has a national and international agenda and holds land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant charters. From its main Durham campus and its college in Manchester, the University serves New Hampshire and the region through continuing education, cooperative extension, cultural outreach, economic development activities, and applied research. Student enrollment is 13,000, with a full-time faculty of more than 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.
The 188-acre Durham campus is located 60 miles north of Boston, 10 miles from the city of Portsmouth and Atlantic coast, and is convenient to lakes and mountains.
The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.
Please apply online at https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/50840. Review of applications will begin November 1.
Applications should include:
- Cover letter including research statement, teaching statement, and personal statement of your commitment to diversity and equity
- Curriculum vitae
- Writing samples (one or two examples, 30 page cumulative maximum, e.g. article, chapter, dissertation chapter)
- Contact information for 3 references to provide confidential letters of recommendation