Faculty position

ALABAMA, TUSCALOOSA35487-0322. The University of Alabama, Department of Geography invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Physical Geography beginning August, 16, 2012. Ph.D. in Geography or closely related discipline at time of appointment is required. Candidates must demonstrate research expertise in geomorphology, climatology, or biogeography. The ideal candidate will have a research agenda that contributes to one or more of the department’s broader areas of focus, including human impacts on the environment, coupled human-environment systems, or environmental management. The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate physical geography courses in the area of specialization and supervise graduate student research is required. Applicants must provide evidence of a high quality, independent research capability and be committed to securing external funding. This position is part of our initiative to develop a Ph.D. program specializing in Physical Geography at the University of Alabama.

To apply, go to http://facultyjobs.ua.edu and complete the online application. For further information contact Douglas Sherman, Chair, Department of Geography, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487. Email: sherman@ua.edu. Review of applications will begin January 17, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. TheUniversityofAlabamais an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees.