Grinnell College, Global Development Studies (Int'l Development and GIScience) Tenure Track; app. deadline 10.12.12

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Reference: JOB36530
Application deadline: CLOSED

Posting Number: F00008

Tenure-track position in Global Development Studies (International Development and GIScience), starting Fall 2013. Assistant Professor (Ph.D. preferred); Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college. The successful candidate will teach in the interdisciplinary Global Development Studies Concentration and have the opportunity to contribute to other concentrations (e.g., Environmental Studies, Policy Studies) and possibly to a department. We are looking for someone trained in the social studies with expertise in GIScience and an area of international development. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, human-environment interactions, health, demography, economic geography, gender, and urban/regional planning. The College’s curriculum is founded on a strong advising system and close student-faculty interaction, with few college-wide requirements beyond the completion of a major. The teaching schedule of five courses over two semesters will include an introductory GIS course, Introduction to Global Development Studies, and mid and upper level courses in the person’s areas of expertise. Every few years one course will be Tutorial (a writing/critical thinking course for first-year students, oriented toward a special topic of the instructor’s choice). In consultation with the successful candidate, the College will assign an appropriate department of appointment.

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