Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
The College of Geosciences' vision is to become a leading institution in earth sciences. To achieve this goal, the College and Texas A&M University have committed the financial resources, facility support and organization to ensure that the College of Geosciences becomes a leading institution in its field.
GEOGRAPHY - Assistant Professor - Environmental Geographer
TEXAS, COLLEGE STATION. Texas A&M University. The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level for an Environmental Geographer specializing in the study of human and social vulnerability to environmental change. Essential characteristics include evidence (commensurate with experience) of publications demonstrating conceptual grounding in areas such as sustainability science, vulnerability and risk analysis, or natural hazards; demonstrated capability to secure external funding; ability to strengthen the human-environment graduate program in Geography through course offerings and mentoring graduate students; the ability to contribute to undergraduate course offerings in the areas of human-environment interaction; potential for creating synergies with Geography faculty in climate and geomorphology and/or the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center in the College of Architecture. Candidates must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching.
The Department of Geography has 20 faculty members with strengths in biogeography, climatology, geomorphology, human geography, human-environment relationships, geographic education and GIST (Geographic Information Science and Technology) (http://geography.tamu.edu). We are based in the College of Geosciences (http://geosciences.tamu.edu) with the Departments of Atmospheric Science, Geology & Geophysics, and Oceanography, and play a major role in the Environmental Programs in Geosciences. The College of Geosciences also includes Sea Grant, the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG), and the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP). Texas A&M University, a land-,sea-, and space-grant university, is located in a metropolitan area with a dynamic and international community of 175,000 people.