Assistant Professor (Geography and Environmental Sustainability)

University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK, United States
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Doctorate

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Description

The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Oklahoma (http://geography.ou.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor focused on Urban Governance and Sustainability.

We seek a scholar with interests in urban environmental planning and governance. This may include a focus on environmental politics; risk and complexity; social vulnerability and community adaptation to climate change and/or other forcings; technology and infrastructure change; planning for sustainability; urban development; and/or environmental social movements. The position is methodologically open, and may include any mix of qualitative, quantitative, and geospatial methods.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the potential to contribute to urban-focused collaborations in our intellectually diverse department. Applicants must possess a PhD in Geography or a related discipline at time of appointment. The successful applicants will be expected to develop a vigorous, independent research program; to teach in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability (the standard load is 2-2); and to contribute to mentorship and advisement for students in our growing graduate program. The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability is currently composed of 18 tenure-line faculty with diverse research agendas.

Application Instructions

Candidates should supply a letter of application which includes a curriculum vitae, names of three referees, teaching and research statements, and up to three representative reprints. Submit your application and supporting material online at the University of Oklahoma Interfolio website: apply.interfolio.com/58232.  The review of applications will begin February 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions, you may contact Administrative Coordinator, Emalee Lemke (elemke@ou.edu) or search committee chair, Dr. Travis Gliedt ( ).