Position Openings

Geography: Assistant Professor

Applications are invited to apply for a tenure-track position in Urban-Environment and Asian Geography at the Assistant Professor level to begin fall 2015. Ph.D. required in Geography or closely allied field. The successful candidate will teach a range of courses in his/her areas of expertise in urban-environment geography that complement the existing strengths of the department. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in East or South Asia, with a preference for those who approach urban-environment questions using remote sensing and/or environmental GIS techniques. Examples of courses that might be taught by the successful candidate include: geography of world urbanization, Asian cities, urban ecology, regional geography of Asia, remote sensing, and environmental GIS. A strong commitment to liberal arts education, civic engagement, and undergraduate research activities is essential. If appropriate, successful candidates can play important roles in the interdisciplinary and other programs listed on the college web page (including Urban Studies, Environmental Studies, and Asian Studies).

To apply, go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo and electronically submit a letter of application, a C.V., a graduate school transcript, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and example syllabi if available. Also, arrange for three references to upload letters to accompany the application. Applications should be received by October 10, 2014 to receive fullest consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.