The International Studies program at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Human Geography beginning in September 2014. This is a joint appointment with the Institute of Public Service ( IPS ). IPS educates working professionals and undergraduates for positions of responsibility in the public service.
A Ph.D. in Geography is required. Candidates should have thematic expertise in economics, sustainable development, or the environment. A research specialization in Latin America is preferred. The successful candidate will teach a world geography survey course for International Studies majors, an introduction to GIS , upper-division electives in her/his area of expertise, and graduate-level courses in policy analysis and research methods for Master of Public Administration students; will be expected to develop and maintain an active, high quality program of research/scholarship; and engage in program and university service activities.
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Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 48 acres on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. More than 7,700 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2012” ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer
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Applicants should submit materials online at https://jobs.seattleu.edu, including a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Application deadline is October 1, 2012.
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Founded in 1891, Seattle University is an independent university located on 48 acres on Seattle's Capitol Hill. More than 6,800 students are...