Follow the application procedures in the announcement. After screening by a search committee, successful candidates will complete an employment application, provided by the university or which can be downloaded as a (.pdf).
Bloomsburg University of PA invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level (AA# 41-2-151) to begin fall semester 2013. We seek a geographer who specializes in cartography and GIS. The successful candidate will teach upper-level courses in cartography, geospatial analysis and GIS, and introductory-level geography courses to complete a 12-hour per semester teaching load. Preference will be given to candidates with a focus on environmental applications that will complement the newly formed Center for Earth and Environmental Sciences within the Department of Environmental, Geographical and Geological Sciences. A Ph.D. in geography or a related field from an accredited institution is required by August 24, 2013; exceptional ABDs considered with a contingency contract.
The preferred candidate will have experience teaching in classroom and laboratory settings, a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and demonstrate an ability to work with diverse populations. Instructional delivery can occur through on-line, traditional, and alternative instructional methods and can occur on main campus or off-site educational locations. Voluntary summer contracts may be available. Finalists for this position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process that includes a research presentation and/or a teaching demonstration. The successful candidate must be recommended by the majority of the regular, full-time faculty. Prior to a final offer of employment the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification and criminal background check.
Please submit an application packet including a letter addressing the requirements above, a portfolio or other evidence illustrating cartographic experience, a curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and at least three recommendation names and phone numbers to Dr. Jeff Brunskill, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com. It is encouraged but not required that three letters of recommendation be included in the initial application. This position is contingent upon available funding.
For full consideration, completed applications must be received by January 4, 2013. Position will remain open until filled.
Bloomsburg University of PA encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EOE employer. Visit our Department website: http://departments.bloomu.edu/geo/