The School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University
of Navarra seeks to fill a one year full-time, open-rank, Visiting
Professor position in Physical Geography, to begin
September 2018. Depending on performance and
mutual interests, the contract may be extended to a second year.
Advanced candidates may eventually apply for tenure.
The candidate will work in the Department of History, Art, and
Geography, a dynamic unit of 22 professors responsible for the
Degree in History and its associated PhD program.
Candidates will have a PhD by the date of the commencement of
the position and will be expected to teach mainly physical
geography, and, secondarily, human, economic, and cultural
geography subjects, both to Spanish-speaking and international
students. The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of
environmental sciences and geographical information systems (GIS).
Demonstrated research excellence or promise of research are
expected. The School of Humanities will value highly the
candidate’s ability to teach in both English and Spanish, even if
initially only in one of the two languages. It will take into
consideration the successful candidate's ability to lead research
or academic projects in his or her unit, to be genuinely committed
to students and show a collaborative spirit with colleagues and
administrative staff. Duties include teaching 2-3 courses per
semester and assisting with program development. Persons with
administrative experience and young scholars are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Applicants should submit a dossier that includes a cover letter
that describes his or her research, teaching philosophy and
experience, administrative work, a CV, and the names of two
referees to email@example.com.
For further information or queries, please contact Carmen Muriel
(firstname.lastname@example.org). For full
consideration, please submit the dossier by 30 November
2017. Selected candidates will be initially interviewed by
The University of Navarra (www.unav.edu) is an international
University committed to quality teaching and excellence in
research. It was founded on the basis of Catholic principles by St.
Josemaría Escriva and is a corporate work of Opus Dei. It provides
suitable opportunities for the development of its professors and
employees, and carries out broad cultural outreach and social
promotion through NGOs and charities. All qualified applicants will
receive equal consideration for employment.