Lecturer - Human Geography

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 12, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

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Job Title

Lecturer - Human Geography

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Job Description Summary

The Department of Geosciences at Auburn University invites applications for a 9-month non-tenure track faculty position in Geography beginning January 1, 2021. The position is a one-year appointment subject to annual renewal based on performance, need for services and available funding.

The department seeks an enthusiastic candidate who is committed to teaching excellence and shows evidence of actively engaging undergraduates. The ideal candidate would be a human geographer with the ability to teach a combination of introductory Global Geography (World Regional Geography) and Human Geography courses, as well as upper division undergraduate courses determined by the candidate’s expertise, experience, and departmental needs. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching undergraduate Geographic Information System ( GIS ) courses. The teaching load will be three courses each semester. Other related duties include preparing course syllabi, grading, maintaining weekly office hours, coordinating GTA’s assisting the teaching, promoting the Geography program, recruiting majors, and participating in activities in conjunction with the Geosciences Department and College of Sciences and Mathematics. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application (1-2 pages) describing teaching philosophy and experience, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Applicants are encouraged to visit the AU website to learn more about Auburn University and the
Department of Geosciences

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geography or related field with demonstrable teaching experience at the time of employment. Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States at the time employment begins and continue for the proposed term of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with implementing inquiry, project, or technology-based active learning into teaching will be an asset.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin October 10th, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

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Close Date

Open Until Filled


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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
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