Posted on: 6 December, 2018
Application deadline: January 7, 2019
Tenure Track Human Geography, University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Tenure Track Human Geography position at University of Nevada, Reno, USA
The Department of Geography at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in urban geography, with an expected start date of July 1, 2019. The position is based in the College of Science. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Geography or related field at the time of appointment, disciplinary specialty in Human Geography and a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. The department seeks applicants whose focus is mainly urban with preferred research interests in one of the following: urban political geography, postcolonial urban theory, and/or infrastructure studies though other concentrations will be considered. The department seeks a scholar who can contribute to key theoretical debates in human geography through the lens of an empirically based research program. Ability to teach courses in qualitative and/or mixed-methods, in addition to courses in the Globalization, Politics, and Place specialization, is expected. Additional qualifications include a capability to secure external funding, potential for creating synergies with existing Department strengths, and the ability to strengthen the graduate and undergraduate programs in Geography through course offerings and mentoring. Startup funds are available for this position.
*Required Qualifications* PhD in Geography or related field at time of appointment. Disciplinary specialty in Human Geography.
*Preferred Qualifications* Expertise in Urban Geography with research interests in urban political geography, postcolonial urban theory, and/or infrastructure studies.
Applications are due on or before January 7, 2019