The University of Southern Mississippi
seeks to hire a
*Note - USM Geography
seeks to hire four new positions commencing Fall 2003, three other positions are
currently posted in the online JIG.
Our intention is to have all positions filled by March 31st! CLAG members, this is an excellent
opportunity to place a tropically focused geographer in a department dedicated
to fieldwork in Middle America and the
Mississippi, Hattiesburg 39406-5051. The
University of Southern Mississippi.
Department of Geography. The Department of Geography invites applications
for a full-time, tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor
commencing Fall 2003.
The department seeks to hire a Cultural Geographer/Cultural
Ecologist/Latin Americanist. We
seek a person who can interface between cultural and physical geography
(Human/Environment Tradition). The
department has strengths in Middle America and the Caribbean and is looking to
develop future strengths within coastal geography (physical and cultural) and
tropical geosciences. The candidate
must have foreign field experience within Latin America and willing to lead
field study programs to the region.
The candidate will
be expected to teach General Education, undergraduate (cultural and regional),
Conservation of Natural Resources, and graduate (including doctoral) courses, as
well as sustain research and grantsmanship in his or her specialization. The candidates will also be expected to
support the department’s strong programmatic emphasis in Geographic Information
Technology and be centrally involved in building upon departmental/university
strengths in physical/environmental geography.
have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
Applications should include a personal statement of background and
experience relevant to the position, especially research and teaching support, a
dated curriculum vitae, and names and addresses (including e-mail) of three
referees. Applications should be
submitted no later than March 3, 2003, but the search may continue until a
suitable candidate is appointed.
All materials should be sent to Dr. Clifton Dixon, Chair, Department of
Geography, Box 5051, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
39406-5051. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, voice:
(601) 266-4729, Fax: (601) 266-6219. The University of Southern Mississippi
is an equal opportunity employer; diversity is highly valued. Minorities and women are encouraged to
apply. Visit the Southern Miss Web
site at http://www.usm.edu