Assistant Professor in Human Geography: Economic or Political The Department of Geography at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing position, at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2019. The department seeks an outstanding candidate with expertise in Human Geography, more specifically the areas of Economic or Political Geography, who will complement existing strengths in the department and across campus. While we welcome candidates from a broad range of specializations, we especially encourage applications from candidates whose scholarly work critically engages with topics such as Globalization, International Trade and Monetary Flows, Immigration and Labor Markets, Spatial Economics, Global Production Networks, World Systems Theory, and Global Cities. Priority will be given to candidates with expertise in quantitative methods. Potential to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration with the University’s research centers and institutes e.g., African Studies, Latin American Studies, is considered advantageous.
Primary responsibilities include high-quality research in Economic or Political Geography and a 2-2 teaching assignment, particularly developing introductory and advanced courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful applicant must be able to teach Economic Geography and Global & Regional Economies. Applicants should have a strong record of research and scholarly activities within these broad fields; experience and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching; and a proven ability to communicate effectively with students, professionals, and the general public. Additionally, potential to engage with the University of Florida’s ‘Beyond 120’ https://www.advising.ufl.edu/beyond120/ and ‘Quest’ Programs http://undergrad.aa.ufl.edu/uf-quest/uf-quest-trials/ would be considered an advantage and should be addressed in the application materials. For more information and to apply see: https://apply .interfolio.com/55905<http://interfolio.com/55905> If you have questions, feel free to contact me.
UF GEOGRAPHY – 3 OPEN FACULTY POSITIONS.pdf
Description: UF GEOGRAPHY – 3 OPEN FACULTY POSITIONS.pdf
Dr. Cynthia Simmons
Department of Geography
University of Florida
Center for Environmental Studies (NUMA)
Department of Geography
Federal University of Pará
Belém, Pará, Brazil
352-294-7511 (work phone)