22 March, 2016
The Department of Geography invites applications for an Assistant Instructor in Environmental Geography. This full-time, non-tenure track position begins in Fall 2016 and is renewable annually. The position carries a 2/3 teaching load (5 courses per year).This position entails teaching our large introductory human-environment course “Transforming the Global Environment” (twice per year), our large introductory physical geography course “Earth Systems” (once or twice per year), an introductory course in Geographical Information Systems or another techniques course, and/or an upper level course reflecting the instructor’s area of expertise and the teaching needs of the department. The position also entails assisting with advising of undergrad majors and minors in one or more of our three undergraduate degree programs (Geography, Environmental Studies, International and Global Studies). Additional information about the Department of Geography and Rutgers University can be found at geography.rutgers.edu.
Entry level instructor salary at Rutgers is $55,000 plus health and retirement benefits. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Rutgers University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Required materials include: cover letter, CV, statement of teaching interests and experience, and three letters of recommendation. For additional information about the position or the application process, please contact Professor Robin Leichenko, Chair, Department of Geography at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on April 18, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled.
Required qualifications: PhD (or ABD with a defense date prior to September 1, 2016) in Geography or a closely related discipline, teaching experience in a college or university setting in geography or a related discipline. Experience in teaching large classes (100-300 students) is desirable.
This post is not valid after Monday April 18th, 2016