Overview

The Department of Geography at the University of Central Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Urban or Economic Geography, beginning August 2018. Successful candidates will have experience employing quantitative techniques and geospatial modeling. Primary teaching responsibilities include upper-division courses in Urban Geography and Urban and Regional Planning, introductory sections of Human Geography, and other courses based on Departmental needs. It is expected that the person hired will have completed a doctoral program by the time of appointment.

The Department of Geography is in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and offers three undergraduate majors, two minors, and two online Master’s degrees. We are interested in an enthusiastic individual who connects with students inside and outside of the classroom, is engaged in scholarly research leading to publications, and has the ability to work with faculty from other disciplines and promote the geography program across campus and in the community. Actively participating in department, college and university service and undergraduate advising is also expected. Salary is competitive.

Applicants should submit the following required documents: a detailed CV, cover letter highlighting suitability for the position, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, unofficial transcripts, copies of teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references. Letters of reference will be solicited for short-listed candidates. UCA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Review of applications will continue until filled. All application materials may be submitted through UCA’s online application system at https://jobs.uca.edu/postings/3811.

For questions, contact Dr. Stephen O’Connell, Interim Chair, Department of Geography, University of Central Arkansas, 318 Burdick Hall, 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway, Arkansas, 72035. Voice: 501-450-5636. FAX: 501-852-2926. E-mail: soconnell@uca.edu.