The Graduate School of Geography at Clark University invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant Professor of Human-Environment Geography to join our internationally recognized program in Geography and contribute to our long-standing strength in the critical analysis of human-environment relationships.
We are especially interested in applicants with theoretical interests and empirical research agendas in political ecology broadly defined, including intersections with environment and development; environmental, energy, and climate justice; race, gender, and indigenous studies; food systems and agrarian studies; and/or land system science, as well as the ability to contribute to teaching in one or more of Clark’s curricula in Global Environmental Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies.
Excellence in research and publication, potential to secure extramural funding, and capacities for strong undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising, and mentoring are required. Clark University (https://www.clarku.edu/) integrates intensive, high-profile research in a liberal arts setting, while the Graduate School of Geography (https://www.clarku.edu/departments/geography/) is one of the top ranked geography programs in the United States.
The Graduate School of Geography is committed to mentoring junior faculty. Opportunities exist for collaborative research within the department and with the George Perkins Marsh Institute (http://www.clarku.edu/departments/marsh/), the Center for Gender, Race, and Area Studies, and the International Development, Community and Environment Department.
Central Massachusetts is a gateway to New England and offers robust access to numerous universities, research institutes, potential research sites, and natural and cultural amenities.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention.
All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
To be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Please click here to view the complete posting and to apply. Create a Clark University Careers Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button and submit (i) a cover letter describing your interest in the position and your professional goals, (ii) CV, (iii) statement of research experience, agenda, and methodological approaches, (iv) statement of teaching experience and goals; and (v) statement regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion; and (vi) contact information for three references. For full consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than September 30, 2021.