Overview

The Department of Geography at the University of North Alabama invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position for a broadly trained geographer at the rank of assistant professor to begin in August 2018. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced GIS courses, quantitative methods, and WebGIS at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants with GIS programming and/or Geointelligence (GEOINT) background are preferred. In addition, the successful candidate will teach introductory Geography (General Education) courses. Teaching load is four (4) classes per semester. The Department has placed a priority on strengthening our online instruction and experiential learning at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geography by the date of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to advise undergraduate and graduate students, participate in departmental activities, and conduct research. UNA expects faculty to be enthusiastic, energetic, collegial, and student-centered. Excellence in teaching, research, and service are required for tenure and promotion.

Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Minimum qualifications include: Ph.D. in Geography at the time of appointment is required, ABD considered.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/4598. Applications will only be accepted through this system. Please be prepared to upload the following at the time of application: cover letter that describes your interest in the position and your qualifications and experience, resume/cv, teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence, research statement, and a reference list for three professional references. Applicants must also provide three letters of reference and unofficial/official transcripts. For questions, please email employment@una.edu or call 256.765.4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.