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Job ID: 196540

Asst Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Oct. 10, 2022
Title Asst Professor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Geography-121700
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Geography
    Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry
Position Summary
The Department of Geography and the Environment at the University of North Texas (UNT) is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in quantitative human-environment geography with interests centering on contemporary issues in human-environment interactions using data-driven tools and methods. We are open to a range of topical interests related to the coupled natural human systems (e.g., water scarcity, climate/environmental change, public health risk, environmental justice, environmental modeling). Relevant quantitative research expertise includes, but is not limited to, field methods, earth observation, data mining, geospatial artificial intelligence, spatial analytics, and modeling. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced undergraduate courses as well graduate seminars on topics relevant to human-environment interactions. Preferred candidates will be able to teach courses across multiple areas (GIS, physical geography, and/or human geography) to serve our degree and certificate programs.

Candidates will be expected to have a demonstrated record of publications, strong potential to receive external funding, commitment to student mentoring and teaching, and a willingness to participate in building our department. A diversity statement is expected in which you describe how you incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your research and teaching practices, and how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at UNT through teaching and service.
Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Geography or related field and expertise in one of the target areas.
Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated potential for securing external funding and publishing peer-reviewed research.

  • The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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