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TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN POLITICAL ECOLOGY, THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA

The​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Alabama,​ ​Department​ ​of​ ​Geography​ ​invites​ ​applications​ ​for​ ​a​ ​tenure track​ ​appointment​ ​at​ ​the​ ​rank​ ​of​ ​Assistant​ ​Professor​ ​in​ ​Political​ ​Ecology​ ​starting​ ​August 16,​ ​2018.​ ​This​ ​new​ ​position​ ​will​ ​support​ ​the​ ​expansion​ ​of​ ​our​ ​Department,​ ​including​ ​a new​ ​Ph.D.​ ​program​ ​that​ ​began​ ​Fall​ ​2017.​ ​Successful​ ​candidates​ ​will​ ​demonstrate excellence​ ​in​ ​research​ ​and​ ​teaching,​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​potential​ ​for​ ​developing​ ​robust,​ ​externally funded​ ​research​ ​programs.​ ​The​ ​candidate’s​ ​research​ ​will​ ​integrate​ ​geospatial​ ​techniques with​ ​topic​ ​areas​ ​that​ ​complement​ ​one​ ​or​ ​more​ ​of​ ​the​ ​department’s​ ​broader​ ​research​ ​foci including:​ ​water​ ​resources,​ ​coupled​ ​human-environment​ ​systems,​ ​land-use​ ​change, food-energy-water​ ​nexus,​ ​and/or​ ​environmental​ ​impacts​ ​and​ ​management​ ​(see https://geography.ua.edu/).​ ​A​ ​Ph.D.​ ​in​ ​Geography​ ​or​ ​closely​ ​related​ ​discipline​ ​at​ ​time​ ​of appointment​ ​is​ ​required.​ ​

The​ ​University​ ​of​ ​Alabama​ ​is​ ​rapidly​ ​growing​ ​(38,563​ ​students) and​ ​provides​ ​excellent​ ​faculty​ ​support​ ​and​ ​many​ ​opportunities​ ​to​ ​collaborate​ ​with scientists​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Tuscaloosa​ ​campus.​ ​This​ ​includes​ ​scientists​ ​in​ ​the​ ​new​ ​NOAA​ ​National Water​ ​Center​ ​www.nws.noaa.gov/oh/nwc/,​ ​the​ ​Water​ ​Policy​ ​and​ ​Law​ ​Institute,​ ​and​ ​the new​ ​Alabama​ ​Water​ ​Institute.​

​Formal​ ​review​ ​of​ ​applications​ ​will​ ​begin​ ​October​ ​16, 2017,​ ​and​ ​will​ ​continue​ ​until​ ​the​ ​position​ ​is​ ​filled.​ ​Apply​ ​online​ ​at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu.​ ​Applicants​ ​must​ ​attach​ ​a​ ​cover​ ​letter,​ ​CV​ ​(including​ ​contact information​ ​for​ ​at​ ​least​ ​three​ ​references),​ ​and​ ​statements​ ​of​ ​research​ ​and​ ​teaching interests.​ ​For​ ​additional​ ​information,​ ​contact​ ​the​ ​Search​ ​Committee​ ​Chairs,​ ​Matthew LaFevor​ ​(mclafevor@ua.edu)​ ​or​ ​Nick​ ​Magliocca​ ​(nrmagliocca@ua.edu).

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
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Start Date: August 2018
Job Type: Full Time Hire

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