Assistant/Associate Professor in Human-Environment Systems

Temple University, Philadelphia PA.  Temple University’s Department of 
Geography and Urban Studies 
(GUS) invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor or 
Associate Professor position 
in Human-Environment Systems beginning in academic year 2017-18.  A Ph.D. in 
Geography or related 
field is required by the start of employment. We are looking for individuals 
who will excel at conducting 
research and providing graduate and undergraduate instruction in an 
interdisciplinary department.  GUS 
( offers two interdisciplinary undergraduate majors 
in Geography and Urban 
Studies and Environmental Studies. GUS also offers three graduate programs - an 
M.A. and a Ph.D. in 
Geography and Urban Studies and a Professional Science Masters in Geographic 
Information Systems.
Competitive candidates should demonstrate expertise in coupled 
human-environment dynamics, 
sustainability science, land use/cover change modeling, urban ecology, 
landscape ecology, or a related 
area of research.  We encourage candidates who develop and apply innovative 
quantitative, geographic 
research methods such as artificial intelligence, agent-based modeling, 
cellular automata, spatial 
statistics, social-spatial network analysis, or related Geographic Information 
Science methods. Areas of 
research include, but are not limited to urban sustainability, anthropogenic 
and environmental hazards, 
global environmental change, environmental quality and human health, and the 
adaptation or resilience 
of urban or rural landscapes to climatic extremes or other environmental 
changes.  The successful 
applicant will demonstrate a strong potential for funded research and the 
ability to collaborate with 
colleagues across campus in a broad array of disciplines as well as with the 
SAL@T, Spatial Analysis 
Laboratory at Temple, which is a university-wide core-facility in health 
geographics situated in and 
managed by the Department of Geography and Urban Studies.  

Please send a letter that addresses research and teaching interests, a copy of 
your most recent 
curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to Anne Eckert, 
Department of Geography and Urban Studies, 308 Gladfelter Hall, Temple 
University (025-27), 
Philadelphia, PA  19122.  Electronic applications are required and should be 
sent to: 
Review of applications will begin November 1 and will continue until the 
position is filled. 
Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and the 
University especially 
encourages applications from women and minorities.

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