Assistant Professor of Geography

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI, US

Working Title: Assistant Professor of Geography

Official Title: Assistant Professor (C40NN)

Degree and area of specialization: A Ph.D. in Geography, Geosciences, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Ecology or an allied science is required by the time of appointment.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Teaching experience at the university level required.

  Position Summary:
  The Department of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is recruiting a tenure-track Assistant Professor with research interests in earth surface processes, including geomorphology, fluvial processes, hydrology, eco-hydrology, and watershed modeling. We welcome candidates who can contribute to an inclusive environment, bring new perspectives on mentoring and educating students from diverse backgrounds, implement novel approaches to research, and who value collegiality and collaboration. The position will begin August 2018.

Principal duties:

The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain a vibrant research program in earth system geography, advise students in the department’s graduate programs, and teach courses in geography at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The faculty member will be expected to develop a high-enrollment undergraduate course and contribute to our graduate and professional programs through teaching of an upper-level quantitative skills course in spatial analysis, remote sensing, or process-based modeling. Professional and university service is required as appropriate for career stage.