The History, Geography, and Philosophy Department at the University of Louisiana Lafayette invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Geography. The department encourages applications from candidates who demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, student advising, and research with undergraduates

Responsibilities: The Geography program seeks candidates with a robust academic record, who will be active educators in their fields. Expectations for the faculty member include teaching introductory courses in geography, contribute to the development of GIS offerings, and creating new courses in areas of specialization. The faculty member will serve as a mentor to students, and work with colleagues to assess and improve curricula. Further, the faculty member will conduct research and/or creative works in respective area of specialization. Each faculty member is to demonstrate institutional citizenship through active engagement at the department, college, university, public, and professional communities


Must have PhD in Geography by time of appointment. Although every applicant will be given full consideration, candidates with cross-disciplinary interests within the College of Liberal Arts and who use GIS and/or remote sensing in their teaching and research will be given preference.

Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations. Applicants are expected to describe their commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment through their research, teaching, and/or service activities.

Please attach the following to your application:

  • A cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for 3 professional references
  • Sample syllabus and or Teaching evaluations (if available), or other evidence of successful teaching

At least one, but not more than three publications as representative sample work

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