Assistant Professor of Geography at California State University, Stanislaus

Assistant Professor of Geography at California State University, Stanislaus

22 February, 2016

The Department of , , and Ethnic Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of . The teaching assignment for this position will serve the Human/Social Geography curriculum with an emphasis on Critical/Community GIS applications. Additional teaching will include service learning or community engagement courses and geography courses for future K-12 teachers. Other responsibilities may include participation in the development of a Geospatial Research Center. Effective teaching, scholarly productivity and service to the Geography Program and University are required for retention, promotion, and tenure. Position is contingent upon availability of authorized funding.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE: We are a small department of collegial faculty members engaged in international and community-based research and teaching. The department has regional expertise in Africa, Latin America, Asia, Europe and North America and retains a strong commitment to human-environmental sustainability. The Bio-Ag Center, Sustainable Garden and a state-of-the-art Keck GIS Lab support our teaching and research. The department is located within the College of the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Our faculty maintains numerous cross-disciplinary connections with Studies, Politics and Public Administration, Environmental and Resource Studies and Community Service Learning. To learn more about us, visit our Web site at:

CAMPUS & AREA: State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six county region of approximately 1.5 million people. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. Over eighty percent of full time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 41 undergraduate majors, 24 master’s programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in education serving 8,900 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.


Minimal Qualifications: Ph.D. in Geography or Ed.D. in Educational Leadership is required. Candidates with ABD status will be considered beyond the initial round of review only if the dissertation advisor confirms the candidate is on track to complete all requirements for the Ph.D. by August 17, 2016. Candidates with an Ed.D. must have a Master’s in Geography and relevant doctoral emphasis on GIS applications. The successful candidate will demonstrate scholarly accomplishment or strong potential for programmatic research and publication relevant to the position.

Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of impressive undergraduate teaching and a strong record of fieldwork. A regional-based research interest in California is preferred, but not required.

How to Apply & Deadline: A complete application is required for consideration and must include: an application letter, specifically addressing the position description and qualifications; unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts; and a professional résumé, including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Screening of completed application files will begin on March 15, 2016. The position will remain open until filled. This appointment is scheduled to begin August 19, 2016. Send applications and all correspondence concerning this position vacancy to:

Dr. Peggy Hauselt
Geography Program
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

Electronic submissions:

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of “The Top Public Universities-Master’s” institutions in the West in its America’s Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.


The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the following Department of Labor notices: and

Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


The annual Campus Security and Fire Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault and, campus fire statistics. You can obtain a copy of this report on the web at:

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The university requires a criminal background check to be completed for all of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Necessary background investigations will be conducted, as required, depending upon the job requirements of position. These could include, but are not limited to, employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and criminal records checks via processing of fingerprints through the Department of Justice and FBI, as well as, license verification upon employment. Additionally, all applicants or employees whose responsibilities include regular or direct contact with minor children are subject to the child abuse background check. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination. Full disclosure of all misdemeanors and felonies should be made in connection with this application.

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