Temple University, Philadelphia PA. Temple University's Department of Geography and Urban Studies (GUS) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor position for academic year 2017-2018, with responsibilities for teaching in the areas of 1) nature/society relations and 2) Geographic Information Systems.
The appointment will be for one year only. It is possible that the position may be renewable, pending continued college-level funding and satisfactory performance. GUS (www.cla.temple.edu/gus) offers two interdisciplinary undergraduate majors in Geography and Urban Studies and Environmental Studies with approximately 170 majors. GUS also offers a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Geography and Urban Studies as well as a Professional Science Masters in GIS.
The position is teaching intensive. We seek instructors committed to undergraduate education who will be able to teach a combination of introductory and mid-level courses connected with a university-wide general education program and the two majors offered in our department. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses including Sustainable Environments, Digital Mapping, Environment and Society, and Fundamentals of GIS. Ability to teach other methods courses such as web mapping, cartography or remote sensing is desirable. A Ph.D. in Geography or a related field is required by the start of employment.
Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and the University especially encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities.