The Geography program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has two tenure-line faculty positions in Environmental Geography/Human-Environment Interactions; one Assistant Professor and one Assistant/Associate Professor positions beginning August 2019. Successful candidates will be expected to develop a nationally recognized research program; teach geography courses at the introductory, advanced, and graduate levels; and contribute to program, college and university affairs; as appropriate to their rank.
Ph.D. in Geography or related field from an accredited institution is required.
Although the research specializations are open, potential areas of expertise include: adaptation to climate change in urban and rural areas; political geography and environmental policy; sustainability and managing environmental hazards; geography of emerging diseases; medical geography and human health; geography of food and agriculture. Expertise in the geography of the Great Plains and/or world grasslands is also of interest. At least one of the successful candidates will have strong expertise in GIS/spatial science and will be expected to teach courses in this area. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence and research accomplishments, including a strong record of scholarly publication indicative of national and/or international recognition, appropriate to rank.