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Jobing Description

Position Title Asst Professor
Posting Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Human Geography
Campus UCB: Boulder
Position Type Faculty
Date Opened 09-01-2012
Date Closed Open Until Filled
Full/Part Time Full-time
Background Check Required? Yes
Posting Description
The Department of Geography at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an Assistant/Associate level tenure-track position in Human Geography, beginning in August 2013.

The position will complement and expand the department's strength in development geography, with desirable specialization areas including (but not limited to): gender and development, feminist methodology, urban processes, security/conflict, and agrarian change. Priority will be given to candidates with field experience in Africa, the Middle East, South Asia or Southeast Asia.

The successful candidate will regularly teach development geography at the undergraduate level, and a regional geography course as part of the normal load (3 courses per year for research-active faculty). The successful candidate will also rotate into the large introductory human geography courses, teach undergraduate and graduate classes in his/her specialty and contribute to the Development Studies graduate study certificate program. All requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed by August 15, 2013.

Applications are accepted electronically at, posting 818574, and should include an application letter, a curriculum vitae, up to three relevant reprints of publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 1-2 page statements of research and teaching plans. You also must provide the names and e-mail addresses of three professional references. Full position description is available at Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2012 and will continue until the post is filled.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at See for more information about the geography department at CU.

For further information and informal inquiries, please contact Tim Oakes (
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Special Instructions to Applicants
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Cover Letter
List of References
Evidence of teaching effectiveness, course materials
Publication 1
Publication 2
Publication 3
Statement of Research Philosophy
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
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Number of recommendation provider email addresses required to be entered in application: 3 Job Posting Contact marcia signer
Job Posting Contact Telephone 303-492-8312
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Job Posting Number 818574

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