NEW YORK, SYRACUSE, 13244-1020. Syracuse University.
Full-time tenure track faculty appointments effective Fall 2003. Rank Open. Ph.D. required although a doctoral
candidate could be appointed contingent on completion of the Ph.D. by the time
The Department of Geography intends to appoint three
faculty members who will contribute to the department and university’s
commitment to build a vibrant physical geography program, and will complement
our strengths in human geography/social theory and environmental
geography/political ecology. We
desire a mix of senior and junior faculty committed to innovative research and
excellent teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A demonstrated record of excellence in
publishing, teaching and advising is expected for appointment with tenure at the
associate or full professor rank.
All appointees will be expected to contribute to introductory courses and
to develop new courses in their area of specialization. Normal teaching
responsibilities for all positions are two courses per semester.
The department is committed to increasing the diversity
of its faculty and especially welcomes applications from women, “racial”
minorities, persons with disabilities, and academic couples - including same-sex
Geographer with research interests in atmospheric
science, incorporating GIS, modeling, and/or remote sensing. The successful candidate will teach
introductory courses in GIS and physical geography, and upper-division and
graduate courses in her/his area of expertise. An active role in shaping and
enhancing a growing graduate program in physical geography is expected. This individual will have
opportunities to interact with environmental scientists in the Geography
Department, allied departments at Syracuse University, and the adjacent SUNY
College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and with at least one
additional physical geographer to be hired in the near future.
Human Geographer with research interests in social
theory. We specifically seek a
scholar with interests in feminism, race and ethnicity, or political
economy/political theory, who can make critical contributions to department
and Maxwell School initiatives in gender and globalization, citizenship and
governance, social movements, global political economy, conflict resolution
and the interdisciplinary study of space and place. Teaching responsibilities will include
introductory human geography and upper-division and graduate courses in the
candidate’s area of
Environmental Geographer with a commitment to linking
empirical research and social theory.
We are particularly interested in hiring a political ecologist who can
complement existing departmental strengths in international development,
gender, environmental justice, resource use, human dimensions of global
change, and conservation.
Syracuse University is committed to interdisciplinary scholarship on
environmental issues, and the successful candidate will affiliate with the
Maxwell School’s Center for Environmental Policy and Administration. Teaching responsibilities will include
one lower-division environmental geography course, plus upper-division and
graduate courses in area of specialization.
The Syracuse University Department of Geography and the
Maxwell School provide ample opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration
for both human and physical geographers.
In addition, we have strong links with faculty and programs in
African-American Studies, Applied Statistics, Architecture, Biology, Earth
Sciences, English and Textual Studies, Environmental Engineering, Landscape
Architecture, the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, and the adjacent State University of New
York College of Environmental Science and
We strongly encourage applications from scholars with
regional expertise outside of North America. Successful candidates will have
opportunities to affiliate with regional and international-studies programs
including the African Initiative, South Asia Center, Program on Latin America
and the Caribbean, European Union Center, and the Global Affairs Institute.
Further information on the department is
available at http://www.maxwell.syr.edu/geo/
Review of applications will begin on
November 15, 2002 and continue until the positions are filled. Send a letter of application outlining
current research, teaching philosophy and interests, a curriculum vitae, and
three letters of recommendation to Professor John Western, Chair, Department of
Geography, 144 Eggers Hall.
Professor Western may also be reached by fax at 315-443-4227, by
telephone at 315-443-2605, and by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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