Posted on: 30 November, 2018
Application deadline: February 12, 2019

Berg Postdoctoral Fellowship in Geography, Macalester College, University of Minnesota, USA

Berg Postdoctoral Fellowship in Geography

Macalester College invites applications for a two-year Berg Postdoctoral Fellowship in Geography to begin Fall 2019.  We are seeking candidates with a specialization in geospatial technologies and the environment.  The Fellow will teach three courses in each academic year: two that contribute to the department’s existing curriculum (e.g. Introduction to Remote Sensing, Environmental GIS) and one open to the candidate’s area of specialization.  Candidates should have experience and/or demonstrated enthusiasm for teaching diverse undergraduate students, show promise as an independent scholar, and have completed their PhD in Geography (or a related field) by August 15, 2019.  The Berg Fellowship includes a $70,000 annual salary, plus full time benefits and funds to support research and travel.

Review of applications will begin on February 12, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.  To apply, upload a letter of application, CV, graduate school transcript, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of research interests, and up to three publications to  Also, arrange for three references to upload letters to accompany the application.  Questions may be addressed to Laura Smith, Chair, Macalester College Department of Geography (

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota.  Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 2,000 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations.  The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.  As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.