Position Openings

Geography: One Year visiting Assistant Professor or instructor

Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN: Applicants are invited to apply for a 2015-2016 academic
year, non tenure-track position in Human and Nature-Society Geography at the Visiting
Assistant Professor or Instructor level. A Ph.D. or ABD in Geography is required. The successful
candidate will teach five courses (2-3 load), including two sections of introductory human
geography, two nature-society (people-environment) courses and a fifth course of the
candidate’s choice.  Experience teaching human geography, as well as a commitment to liberal
arts education, civic engagement, and undergraduate research activities, is strongly preferred.

To apply, go to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5393 and electronically submit a letter of
application, a C.V., a graduate school transcript, a statement of teaching philosophy and
interests, two letters of reference, and example syllabi if available.  Applications should be
received by March 18, 2015 to receive fullest consideration, but will be accepted until the
position is filled. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and
experience.  The position also includes health insurance benefits and modest allowances for: 1)
moving costs; and 2) conference/research expenses. Feel free to contact William Moseley,
Geography Department chair, if you have questions about the position

The Macalester College Geography Department is one of the strongest in the nation for a top tier
liberal arts college (with six full time faculty members, two staff and over 80 majors
(http://www.macalester.edu/academics/geography/). The College is a highly selective, private
liberal arts institution 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.