Temple University’s Department of Geography and Urban Studies (GUS) invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor positions beginning in January 2013. These are mid-year, one-semester positions that may be renewed. GUS (http://www.temple.edu/gus) offers two interdisciplinary undergraduate majors in Geography and Urban Studies and Environmental Studies with approximately 250 majors. GUS also offers two graduate programs - an M.A. in Geography and Urban Studies and a Ph.D. in Urban Studies. These are teaching intensive positions.
We seek instructors committed to undergraduate education who will be able to teach a combination of introductory courses connected with a university-wide general education program and the two majors offered in our department. The successful candidates will be able to teach some combination of courses including the following: Digital Mapping, Introduction to GIS, Sustainable Environments, Introduction to Physical Environments, Introduction to Spatial Statistics, and Environmental Policy Analysis. A Ph.D. in Geography, Environmental Studies, Urban Studies or related field is required by the start of employment.
Please send a letter that addresses teaching and research interests, a copy of your most recent curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information for three references to Tycina Cousin, Administrative Coordinator, Department of Geography and Urban Studies, 308 Gladfelter Hall, Temple University (025-27), Philadelphia, PA 19122.
Electronic applications are required and should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and the University especially encourages applications from women and minorities.