Overview

The Department of Geography at Bucknell University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Geography to begin August 2022. We seek a broadly trained human geographer specializing in economic geography, critical development studies and the Global South. The candidate should be able to contribute to the department course offerings in economic geography, critical development studies, political economy, and introductory human geography. Research interests may include, but are not limited to health geographies, impacts of globalization on development, and/or intersections of economic development, global environmental change, and sustainability.

Candidates should have a PhD degree in Geography by the start of the appointment. To apply, please go to careers.bucknell.edu and submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a teaching portfolio (a statement of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, and syllabi if available), and provide contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on Monday, October 25th and continue until the position is filled. For additional information contact the department chair, Adrian Mulligan, at amulliga@bucknell.edu

Geography at Bucknell University

The Geography Department at Bucknell is one of the only geography departments at a liberal arts institution in the United States. Albeit a small department, geography and spatial thinking are well represented across the university and the geography faculty seek to maintain a central role in it. The department serves undergraduates and has close ties with Economics, Environmental Studies, Anthropology and Sociology, International Relations, Latin American Studies, Psychology, Women and Gender Studies and the Place Studies Program. The University also has full-time Geographic Information Specialists as part of a robust Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship Office. The department comprises five full-time faculty positions and endeavors to cover the breadth of the discipline as effectively as possible with a primary emphasis in human geography.

To apply, visit https://careers.bucknell.edu/en-us/job/496810/assistant-professor-economic-geography-and-uneven-development