Faculty (Open-Rank), Economic/Development Geographer
Posting Link https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/36342
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of Geography, University at Buffalo,
The State University of
New York seeks a tenure-track faculty colleague (open rank) in
to advance an internationally
recognized program focused on linked processes of economic and
environmental change in international contexts.
We welcome applicants whose specialties are related to any area of
economic and/or development geography at the intersection of
economic and environmental change. Areas of interest could include,
but are not limited to: environmental factors shaping social
inequality, health, and poverty; political economy of climate
policy; development finance; trade, health, and environment; labor,
migration and agrarian change; and environmental challenges of
This hire will be one of two new faculty members who are focused on
the interactions between climate, health, and development. The
successful candidates will have a strong interest in using
disciplinary strengths to think across disciplinary boundaries and
will be expected to contribute to the Department’s PhD program.
Teaching will include geography courses at the undergraduate,
Master’s and PhD levels. Normal departmental, university and
disciplinary service duties will be expected. We encourage
applications from candidates at all ranks. Salary and start-up will
be commensurate with rank.
As geographers who study human-environment interactions throughout
the world, we understand the value and importance of diversity for
society and our discipline. We are committed to providing an open,
supportive, and inclusive environment for all of our students,
faculty, and staff members, and we are committed to increasing
diversity in all parts of our department. Please see our full
The Department of Geography at UB is nationally-ranked and renowned
for significant advances in earth systems science, economic
geography, geographic information science, health geography, and
remote sensing. The department’s strengths lie in its national and
international reputation for high-impact research in GIS,
International Trade, and Health Geography, its diverse and highly
productive faculty, and its success in training PhD students to
contribute to the field. In addition to its strong Ph.D. program,
the department offers a BA degree in Geography, BA in International
Trade, BS in Geographic Information Science, and Master’s degrees
(M.A. and M.S.) in Geography, International Trade, and GIS .
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PhD in Geography or related field. Record of independent research
and scholarship appropriate to rank
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Review of applications will begin on September 16, 2022 and will
continue until the position is filled.
Candidates are requested to address inclusive pedagogy in their
teaching statement. Please also describe your interest in the
position and professional goals in the cover letter. Please also
submit two representative publications as well as a research
statement. The hiring committee will reach out to referees provided
by the applicant.
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