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ALABAMA, TUSCALOOSA 35487-0322. The University of Alabama, Department of Geography invites applications for a new tenure-track (9-month) faculty position in physical geography at the rank of Assistant Professor, start date August 16, 2015. This new position will support the continued expansion of our Department including our recent initiative to develop a Ph.D. program in Physical Geography. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and research, as well as potential for developing robust, externally-funded research programs that complement one or more of the department’s broader research foci including: climatology, coupled human-environment systems, environmental management and change, and human impacts on the environment (see geography.ua.edu). A Ph.D. in Geography or closely related discipline at time of appointment is required. The University of Alabama is rapidly growing (approximately 35,000 students) and provides excellent faculty support and many opportunities to collaborate with scientists on the Tuscaloosa campus including the new NOAA National Water Center www.nws.noaa.gov/oh/nwc/. Formal Review of applications will begin October 13, 2014, and will continue until the positions are filled. Apply online athttp://facultyjobs.ua.edu. Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, CV (including contact information for at least three references), and statements of research and teaching interests.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.