The University of Central Arkansas, Department of Geography, invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position in Physical Geography and GIS, beginning August 2013.
It is expected that the person hired will have completed a doctoral program by the time of appointment. That person will be a broadly trained physical geographer with advanced geospatial technology skills. It is expected that the person hired will have the ability to teach lower and upper division courses in the Department of Geography (for example, Geography of World Regions and the Geography of Landforms); teach online, graduate-level GIS courses (for example, Spatial Analysis and Modeling and Fundamentals of Database Design and Development) in a Master's degree program; team-teach an Environmental Practicum course; and advise students in an Administration and Planning track in an Environmental Science program.
The Department of Geography is interested in an enthusiastic individual who connects with students in and outside of the classroom, is engaged in scholarly research leading to publications, and has the ability to promote the geography program across campus and in the community. Salary is competitive.
Founded in 1907, the University of Central Arkansas is an accredited state-supported institution that awards the bachelor's, master's, specialist's and PhD degrees. The university has an enrollment of 11,000 students and a faculty of more than 400. Conway, a community of over 55,000, has three colleges and universities, and is located thirty miles northwest of Little Rock, the state capital. UCA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Web site is www.uca.edu.
Applicants must send (via regular post or electronic mail) a cover letter providing information regarding teaching experience and suitability for the position, a detailed CV, and contact information for three references by November 30, 2012. Letters of reference and transcripts will be solicited for short-listed candidates.
Apply: Dr. Brooks Green, Chair, Department of Geography, University of Central Arkansas, 301 Irby Hall, 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway, Arkansas, 72035. Voice: 501-450-5636. FAX: 501-852-2926. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.