Assistant Professor (Geography and Environmental Sustainability)
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.
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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or search committee chair, Dr. Travis Gliedt ( ).