Search for assistant professor in urbanization

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Monday, August 28, 2017 - 8:47am

The Department of Geography at The Pennsylvania State University invites applicants for a tenure track human geography faculty position in Urbanization at the assistant professor level. We seek a candidate whose research analyzes and addresses the global challenges of urbanization, including topics such as urban social inequality, urban political mobilization and conflict, urban planning in the 21st century, or the challenges of urban sustainability. We encourage applicants who use a range of methodological approaches and scales of analysis, and who have the potential and desire to collaborate with colleagues across disciplines engaged in understanding the fundamental reshaping of physical and human environments brought by urbanization.

Applicants should upload the following materials:
1) a letter describing how they would contribute to the Department’s research and teaching program;
2) a complete curriculum vitae;
3) a maximum of five reprints; and
4) the names and addresses (including e-mail) of three references.

Review of applications will begin September 30, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications from women and under-represented groups are encouraged.

Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Roger Downs; Phone: (814) 865-1915; E-mail: rd7@psu.edu.

Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/73992

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